A suspect has been taken into custody following an incident inside the grounds of the Houses of Parliament in Westminster today.
Reports suggets that the police used a Taser stun gun to restrain the suspect.
Man detained by armed police in grounds of UK Parliament
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“A man was detained and arrested by Carriage Gates inside the Palace of Westminster on suspicion of trespassing at a protected site,” police said. “A Taser was deployed. Enquiries into the circumstances continue.”
The incident happened near where 52-year-old Khalid Masood stabbed an unarmed police officer to death in March 2017 after killing four people on nearby Westminster Bridge. He was shot dead.