'Knife fight' causes stampede at London shopping centre

'Knife fight' causes stampede at London shopping centre
Published: 2015 December 27 12:01:03 (10354 Views)
Boxing Day shoppers have fled in panic after two men became embroiled in a fight believed to have involved knives at the Intu Shopping Centre, which used to be known as The Glades, in Bromley, south London, UK.

Armed police were called to the shopping centre shortly after the incident.

Officers arrested a man on suspicion of affray and possessing an offensive weapon, and are hunting another man who is believed to have run off, possibly dropping a weapon.

A Scotland Yard spokesperson said: 'We were called at 3.45pm to reports of an injured man at the Glades shopping centre.



'Officers arrived at the scene and found a man believed to be in his 20s with a minor head injury.

'At this stage officers believe he sustained the injury as a result of an altercation.

'The injured man has been arrested for affray and possession of an offensive weapon. He currently remains in custody at a south London police station.

'Officers have recovered two knives and are seeking to trace a man who was seen running off, possibly discarding a weapon. Enquiries continue.'



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