Terror suspect 'reached for 4ft sword'
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Buckingham Palace arrest: Suspect carried sword in car

Commander Dean Haydon of the Metropolitan Police has said three officers were injured on Friday night as they arrested a man with a sword outside Buckingham Palace.

The suspect, a 26-year-old man from the Luton area, "reached for a 4ft (122cm) sword" in his car after he "deliberately drove" at a police vehicle, Cdr Haydon said.

"During the struggle the individual repeatedly shouted the words Allahu Akbar," he added.

  • 26 Aug 2017