London knife horror: Oxford Street Marks & Spencer evacuated as police swoop on armed man

, London knife horror: Oxford Street Marks & Spencer evacuated as police swoop on armed man, The Habari News
, London knife horror: Oxford Street Marks & Spencer evacuated as police swoop on armed man, The Habari News

Metropolitan Police said that officers were called to a shop on Oxford Street this afternoon following reports of an armed man. The shop – which is believed to be Marks & Spencer pantheon store – was evacuated “as a precaution”. 

In a statement on Twitter, the Met said: “We are aware of reports of an incident at a shop in Oxford Street, W1.

“Police were called following reports of a man with a knife. Officers are in attendance.

“The shop has been evacuated as a precaution. No suspect or victim found at this time. Enquiries ongoing.”

, London knife horror: Oxford Street Marks & Spencer evacuated as police swoop on armed man, The Habari News

The M&S store is located in between Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court Road.

An eyewitness inside the M&S store told MyLondon: “Heard security talking to armed police (who are all over the place right now) saying was a fight front of store with someone with a knife.”

More to follow…