The car collided head-on with a roadside fire at the Edmonton police station and one person was apprehended

The car collided head-on with a roadside fire at the Edmonton police station and one person was apprehended

A car was allegedly driven into a police station in the UK capital tonight, witnesses said.

The Metropolitan Police say a man has been arrested following a shocking incident, with witnesses claiming a man drove his car into the Edmonton police station in north London.

Many reported that a man had failed to knock on station doors on Fourth Street before pouring flammable liquid into the road and car and sorting things out properly.

Police have confirmed that a man was arrested, with which the Sadar police station was cordoned off and taken out.

Jat Mardi is seen in front of the car station

The man sets fire to the road

Footage posted on Twitter shows a man pouring flammable liquid on the road before the fire broke out.

Footage later showed three police officers stopping a man on the ground from where he was seen jumping out of a police station after his car was wrecked.

A Met Police spokesman said: “A vehicle collided with a station office at the Edmonton Police Station on Wednesday, November 11, at about 18:58 p.m.

Authorities detain a man

Police were seen detaining a man at the scene

“A man – no further details – has been detained in connection with the incident.

“The vehicle is parked at the spot. Expert officers are present while it is being investigated.

“We have not been notified of any injuries at this stage.

Jat outside the car station

Police made an arrest

“There is the London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade.

“The police station has been evacuated and a large police cordon has been set up.”

Councilor Argin Erbil tweeted: “Big news was heard at the Edmonton Green police station.

The area is surrounded

“If you’re in the Fourth Street area, be safe and careful.”

The Metropolitan Police had previously said on Twitter: “We are aware of an incident at the #Edminton Police Station in #Anfield. More to follow.”

Twitter user ੌDobalDeka wrote: “So I drive home from work and deliberately hit a car at the Edmonton Green police station and then the same person tried to set it on fire.

Police were evacuated from the station

Witnesses panicked

“The whole hell is broken and now my street is closed.”

On the other hand, @MasderDay JFK wrote: “Attack on Edmonton Green police station.

“Someone went to the bus station, couldn’t get past the second set of doors, then tried to set the car and the surrounding roads on fire.

“What the hell is real?”

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Cory Weinberg

About the author: Cory Weinberg

Cory Weinberg covers the intersection of tech and cities. That means digging into how startups and big tech companies are trying to reshape real estate, transportation, urban planning, and travel. Previously, he reported on Bay Area housing and commercial real estate for the San Francisco Business Times. He received a "best young journalist" award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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