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.
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.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“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?”