BREAKING NEWS: Man arrested 'for driving at crowd" in Antwerp

A man has been arrested by police in the Belgian city of Antwerp on suspicion of driving a vehicle at a crowd, according to reports just coming in.

Thursday, 23rd March 2017, 12:45 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 9:41 am
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The arrest comes hours after a terrorist attack in London yesterday in which a vehicle was driven at pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, with resulted in four deaths, including policeman PC Keith Palmer.

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A police spokesman said the vehicle had French number plates and was driven "at high speed" into the Meir, Antwerp's main shopping street.

"A man in camouflage was taken away," the spokesman said in a televised news conference in Antwerp.

There have been no reports of injuries.