Armed police arrest two ‘terror suspects’ on Pall Mall after reports of men ‘acting suspiciously’ in car near Buckingham Palace
- BREAKING: Police arrest two men aged 34 from East London acting susiciously
- Cops swooped on the suspects on Pall Mall nearby Buckingham Palace
- They are currently being in custody with counter-terror cops investigating
Police have swooped on two men acting suspiciously in Westminster and taken them into custody.
Armed cops arrested the men in Pall Mall nearby Buckingahm Palace at around 12.10am as they sat in a car.
The suspects, both aged 34 from East London, were arrested suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts contrary to the Terrorism Act.
They are currently in custody with counter-terror cops investigating.
Commander Richard Smith, head of the Met Police Counter Terrorism Command, said: ‘Every day, police officers are on patrol across the Capital, watching for suspicious behaviour and stopping people they suspect may be involved in criminality.
‘The public can help us continue to keep London safe by being vigilant and reporting any suspicious behaviour to police.
More to follow.