Armed police storm M&S over fears ‘knifeman is on loose’ in London

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Armed police have stormed an M&S where a knifeman is reportedly on the loose, according to witnesses at the scene in Oxford. Street, central London.

The Met Police have confirmed the incident on Twitter and are still in attendance at the scene.

They also confirmed that no suspect or a victim has been found.

One user on Twitter witnessed the police at the store and wrote: "Armed police just stormed M&S as I walked by on Oxford Street. Apparently a man armed with a knife on the loose."

Another user wrote: "Big armed police presence on Oxford Street. M&S evacuated and cordoned off. Obviously pedestrians just forced into the busy road though."

The Met Police tweeted: "We are aware of reports of an incident at a shop in Oxford Street, W1. Police were called following reports of a man with a knife. Officers are in attendance.

"The shop has been evacuated as a precaution. No suspect or victim found at this time.

"Enquiries ongoing."

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