Canary Wharf lockdown: Panic after 'significant police incident' on East India Dock Road

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

A "significant police incident" has brought panic to the streets of East London today.

East India Dock Road, near Canary Wharf, has been closed in both directions.

A man has been arrested, according to police. He was detained on suspicion of possesion of firearms.

Police have stressed the incident was "not terror-related."

UPDATE: The road has now been reopened as the incident has now been resolved.