BREAKING: Armed officers detain man outside House of Commons

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According to emerging reports, a man has been detained by armed officers outside London's House of Commons this morning.

It is understood that Parliament has been put into lockdown while the carriage gates have been closed.

According to reports at the scene, armed officers sprung into action and shouted 'knife, knife, knife' before tasering the individual.

It has been confirmed that the man, who is believed to be in his 30s, has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a knife at the Palace of Westminister.

The incident took place just yards from the spot PC Keith Palmer lost his life after being attacked by Khalid Masood on March 22.

 

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