Police rushed to the scene on Saturday morning amid reports of a suspect armed with a knife. Commentators on social media described the incident with one claiming the situation appeared to be a “major incident”.
Local Brett Grady added: “Major incident in Woolwich.
“Armed police on scene trained on suspect lying on back of truck!! Likely terror incident.”
Another reported a suspect was seen with a knife.
The A205 Woolwich New Road is closed in both directions and Woolwich High street has also been closed due to the incident.
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Published at Sat, 31 Jul 2021 06:37:00 +0000