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Police arrest 'knifeman' in London's busy Oxford Street in front of Sunday shoppers

Police were called at 2.32pm to reports of a man seen with a knife at Hill Place at the Junction with Oxford Street

A "knifeman" has been arrested in London's Oxford Street packed full of Sunday shoppers.

Metropolitan Police told The Mirror officers were called at 2.32pm to reports of a man seen with a knife at Hill Place at the intersection with Oxford Street.

The Met spokesman said: "He was detained by 14.40pm.

"There were no reports of injuries."

The man was taken into custody on suspicion of being in possession of holding a weapon.

Witnesses said five police cars were seen at the time of the arrest.

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