Man ‘armed with a knife’ arrested after ‘making threats to kill’ in Finchley Road

Kentish Town man charged with assaulting pensioner on bus. Picture: Met Police

Kentish Town man charged with assaulting pensioner on bus. Picture: Met Police - Credit: Metropolitan Police

A man “armed with a knife” has been arrested after “making threats to kill” in Finchley Road.

Emergency services responded to an incident at approximately 10.50am on Saturday (June 27) at a property in Finchley Road near the junction with Platts Lane.

A man in his 40s was arrested and taken into custody where he remains, Scotland Yard said.

A police spokesperson said there were “reports he was armed with a knife”.

“Officers attended and spoke with the man, aged in his 40s, who was inside his address,” they said.


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“He was subsequently arrested for making threats to kill and taken into custody at a north London police station where he remains.”

A source told the Ham & High: “At one stage as many as 12 to 15 officers were at the scene as well as at least one ambulance but there are no reports of injuries.”

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A London Ambulance Service spokesperson for LAS said: “We were called to Finchley Road at that time but we didn’t treat anyone nor take anyone to hospital.

At 4pm on Saturday a police presence remained at the house.

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