Armed police arrested a man after a car crashed into the gates of the UK prime minister’s Downing Street residence in central London on Thursday, Scotland Yard said.
“At around 16:20 (15:20 GMT) a car collided with the gates of Downing Street on Whitehall. Armed officers arrested a man at the scene on suspicion of criminal damage and dangerous driving,” police said in a statement.
There are no reports of any injuries.
The main road running past Downing Street has been closed by police.
Further investigation is underway.
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