Blackfriars Road Cordoned Off Due To 'Police Incident' In London

Three Men Arrested As Armed Police Cordon Of Blackfriars Road, London

Three men have been arrested after Blackfriars Road in London was cordoned off due to a security alert.

A car stopped during the incident is reported to have Belgian number plates.

A police statement said: "At 13:44hrs on Saturday, 21 November, officers stopped a vehicle on Blackfriars Road at the junction with Cambridge Circus.

"The occupants of the vehicle - three men - were arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle. They currently remain in custody at a south London police station

"Roads have now reopened."

Rumours of a suspicious package and a bomb scare remain unconfirmed at this time.

A police helicopter is also at the scene.

The capital is on high alert after the terror attacks in Paris last week.

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