Car rammed into gate of British Prime Minister Sunak’s official residence, one arrested

Car rammed into gate of British Prime Minister Sunak’s official residence, one arrested


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Sources in ’10 Downing Street’ said that Prime Minister Sunak was in his office at the time of the incident but shortly afterwards left through another gate for a pre-arranged programme. “At approximately 4.20 pm (local time) a car crashed into the gates of Downing Street on Whitehall,” the Metropolitan Police said in a statement.

A car crashed into the gate of British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s office and residence ’10 Downing Street’ on Thursday. The Metropolitan Police has arrested a person in this connection. Sources in ’10 Downing Street’ said that Prime Minister Sunak was in his office at the time of the incident but shortly afterwards left through another gate for a pre-arranged programme. “At approximately 4.20 pm (local time) a car crashed into the gates of Downing Street on Whitehall,” the Metropolitan Police said in a statement.

Police said, “Armed officers arrested a man at the scene on suspicion of criminal damage and dangerous driving. There is no report of anyone getting injured. The investigation is on.” Officials soon reached the spot and could be seen calling off the operation in no time. Whitehall, located between London’s famous Trafalgar Square to Parliament Square, was under siege. Officers inside Downing Street were initially told to stay inside. Meanwhile, pictures viral on social media show a white passenger car with its trunk open, seen ramming the gates of Downing Street.

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