British Museum in lockdown after stabbing outside the attraction as man ‘in queue’ arrested over the attack
A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) after a man was stabbed close to the British Museum.
Metropolitan Police officers were called to Museum Street at approximately 10:00 BST and a man was taken to hospital with a stab wound.
It is understood the museum has been evacuated.
There is “no outstanding risk to the public” and it is not being treated as terror-related, the Met says.