‘Not terror-related’: Man with ‘knife’ arrested at Heathrow Airport

‘Not terror-related’: Man with ‘knife’ arrested at Heathrow Airport

Armed police were called in after initial reports of man seen in possession of a knife at London’s major air hub, Heathrow Airport.

The person was reportedly behaving in a threatening way and was sighted in airport’s Terminal 3 building. Law enforcement officers detained the mam upon arrival, The police later clarified that the item in man’s possession was found to be “a metal object and not a knife” and that the incident was not terror-related.

“Armed officers attended and the man, believed to be in his 20s was quickly detained,” said police.

“The man … is currently in custody at a west London police station. No reports of any persons injured and no firearms were deployed.”


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