Westminster alert: Man arrested with knife next to Houses of Parliament as cops Taser suspect | The Sun

ARMED police swooped on a knifeman near the Houses of Parliament today.

Emergency crews were scrambled to Millbank in Westminster at around 11.50am after the man was seen acting "erratically".

Armed police then Tasered the suspect in front of stunned bystanders.

Dramatic footage showed officers bundling the man to the ground on the busy main road.

He has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article and remains in custody.

The Met confirmed there are no reports of any injuries.

A statement said: "At around 11:50hrs on Friday, 21 October a man was seen behaving erratically in the SW1 area.

"He was stopped by armed officers on Millbank.

"Police taser was discharged and the man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article. He has been taken into custody."

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