Emergency crews have been deployed at the Deputy Minister train station this evening, Highlands Police said. They said a man is currently being searched after fleeing police. One person tweeted: “A worker colleague reported that several police vans, including a police officer in riot gear, were at the Subminster station because there was a man running a knife around the station.”
Officers advised the public to stay away from the area during a search.
Police did not say whether anyone was injured in the incident this evening.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman told Express.com: “Police were called to the subminster station at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 9, and it is believed that a man was stabbed.
“Officials from MET, BTP and National Police Air Service will be present.
“There are no reports of injuries.
“No arrests and searches continue.”
The Met Police has expanded significantly this year due to the coronavirus epidemic.
Not only have emergency services been forced to deal with crime in the capital, but they have also been forced to enforce lockdown sanctions from time to time this year.
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“We tell everyone to be sincere – we all know the law and the guidelines, we have come up with this measure to save lives and prevent preventable deaths.”
Mayor Sadiq Khan warned that London could be forced to enter a three-tier restriction, warning that the infection has begun to grow.
His office has warned Londoners that current restrictions must be complied with in order to push the city to the next level.
Statistics from Public Health England show that coronavirus restrictions have increased in 24 of the city’s 32 boroughs.
Havering is recording the highest case rate with 397.2 per 100,000 people.
Burking and Dagenham, Waltham Forest and Redbridge are all recording case rates above 300.
However, Groenich has recorded the highest increase in the last seven days, with a 46 per cent increase in the borough.
England’s level system will be reviewed on 16 December.
It will be reviewed every two weeks when the idea is that London could move to Level 3 by next Wednesday.