➧ Man arrested on suspicion of terror offence
➧ Officers tackled him using stop and search powers
➧ Police confirm knives recovered from scene
➧ Large area of Westminster sealed off
➧ Police say: 'There is no immediate known threat'
➧ Whitehall incident: What we know so far
➧ Incident 5 weeks after terror attack kills 5
A suspected jihadist armed with several knives was thought to be heading towards Downing Street when he was dramatically arrested by armed police, security sources have revealed.
The 27-year-old man was carrying a rucksack containing at least three knives when he was detained "following a stop and search as part of an ongoing operation", police said.
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