A man was stabbed close to British authorities places of work in central London on Thursday, police stated, including the incident was not considered terrorism-related.
Police stated they had been known as to Marsham Road the place the House Workplace (inside ministry) is positioned after a report of a person armed with a knife outdoors.
Armed officers responded and located a person in his 60s with knife wounds. London Ambulance Service stated the sufferer was taken to a serious trauma centre however his accidents had been later confirmed to be neither life-threatening nor life-changing.
A Reuters photographer noticed a person with facial accidents and blood on his entrance being led from the House Workplace constructing.
“All my thoughts are with the victim and their family following horrific unprovoked knife attack on Marsham Street,” House Secretary (inside minister) Priti Patel stated on Twitter. Officers arrested a 29-year-old man close by on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily hurt.
A police spokeswoman stated it was too early to say whether or not the incident was linked to the House Workplace’s work however there was no suggestion it was terrorism-related.
“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of the incident,” a police assertion stated. “We are keeping an open mind about any possible motive at this early stage.”