London street on lockdown: Police close central London road after horror rush hour attack

London street on lockdown: Police close central London road after horror rush hour attack

Images show emergency services, including an ambulance. on the scene of Leather Lane, between Holborn and Farringdon in what is believed to be a pepper spray attack. One Twitter user said: “Police have cordoned off Leather Lane and there’s a heavy presence with an ambulance. Police at scene said there’s been an incident, but that no one is seriously injured (and that it’s not coronavirus-related!). 

“Stallholder said someone got restrained and pepper-sprayed.”

Another said: “What’s happening in Leather Lane?

“Ambulance, police, fire engines, and lots of activity.”

As of yet, there have been no reports of injuries following the incident. 

The police, have also not released a statement as to what transpired on Leather Lane. 

More to follow… This is a breaking news story

Published at Mon, 09 Mar 2020 08:32:00 +0000