A lone suspect was detained by authorities outside of the United Kingdom’s Parliament Tuesday, in what police are describing as a “terrorist incident” in the heart of London.
The unidentified man reportedly plowed his car into a group of pedestrians and bicyclists in the UK capital, injuring at least three people.
"My thoughts are with those injured in the incident in Westminster and my thanks to the emergency services for their immediate and courageous response." – PM @theresa_may
— UK Prime Minister (@10DowningStreet) August 14, 2018
“The suspect was described to be in his late 20s and he was arrested on suspicion of terror offenses, Basu said. He was driving a silver Ford Fiesta before collided with a number of cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into the barriers during the morning commute. He was in custody, but wasn’t cooperating with police. He wasn’t immediately identified,” writes Fox News.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan released a statement regarding the incident, saying “I’m in close contact with @MetPoliceUK Commissioner about the incident at Parliament Square this morning. Thank you to the first responders who were on the scene so quickly.”
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