A man wielding what is thought to have been a machete has been arrested after armed police stormed Waterloo station.
British Transport Police arrested the 38-year-old man at the busiest train station in the country on Wednesday (October 18) at around 6.45pm.
The force was acting on reports they had received that a man had been walking around the station holding what was suspected to be a machete in a carrier bag, The Mirror reported.
At least seven officers were seen swarming a man on the main concourse at Waterloo Station, near Marks & Spencer.
The man, who has no fixed abode, is currently in custody having been arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon.
No people were injured in the incident, according to British Transport Police.
The force also confirmed that the incident is not being treated as terror-related.
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