MPs at House of Commons, British Parliament. Reuters File Photo

MPs at House of Commons, British Parliament. Reuters File Photo

Man arrested after car hits barriers outside Britain's parliament-PA

Tue, Aug. 14, 2018
LONDON - 14 August 2018: A man has been arrested after a car smashed into barriers outside London's parliament building on Tuesday, Britain's Press Association reported on Tuesday.

Footage on social media showed heavily-armed police response units arriving at the scene, with the area outside the parliament building in central London sealed off.

A man has been detained on suspicion of terrorist offences, British police said on Tuesday, after a car hit pedestrians and crashed into barrier outside the UK parliament.

Police said they were treating the incident as a terrorism-related and the driver, aged in his late 20s, was in custody at a south London police station.

"He was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences," the Metropolitan Police said in a statement. "There was nobody else in the vehicle, which remains at the scene and is being searched. No weapons have been recovered at this stage."
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