HEATHROW Terminal 5 has been partially evacuated due to a police incident this afternoon (Thursday 10).
A man has been arrested after threatening to blow himself up at the terminal. Armed police were in attendance and a stand-off ensued before he was arrested.
Airport operators have said the terminal was evacuated around lunchtime.
A BAA spokesperson said: "Terminal 5 departures has been partially evacuated due to a police incident.
"Passengers due to depart from Terminal 5 will not be able to enter the terminal and should await further advice."
BAA confirmed that the Terminal re-opened around 2.30pm.
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