LONDON — Police have said they are dealing with an incident at London Bridge in central London.
Police tweeted around 8:50 a.m., they they were responding to a stabbing near the bridge.
Officials have arrested a man.
“We believe a number of people have been injured. Further info to follow,” the tweet said.
Images and video on social media shows emergency vehicles on the bridge, and onlookers including a BBC journalist reported hearing what sounded like gunshots at the scene.
BBC reporter John McManus says he saw a group of men on London Bridge and there "appeared to be a fight going on". Armed police then quickly arrived and shots were firedhttps://t.co/x1pXsMDwuK pic.twitter.com/b7OBqIPN0c
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) November 29, 2019
The police service told CNN it is dealing with a “dynamic situation.”
Police were called at 1:58pm to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge.
Emergency services attended, including officers from the Met and @CityPolice.
A man has been detained by police. We believe a number of people have been injured. Further info to follow.
— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) November 29, 2019