Police called to reports of man ‘armed with knife behaving erratically’ on Primrose Hill

30 March 2021, 22:30

Hundreds gathered at Primrose Hill as a mini heatwave swept the UK

Hundreds gathered at Primrose Hill as a mini heatwave swept the UK.


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Police had been called to a packed Primrose Hill following reports of a man “armed with a knife behaving erratically” as a whole lot gathered to benefit from the starting of a three-day heatwave.

Police had been called to Primrose Hill on Tuesday after reports of a man armed with a knife “behaving erratically”.

Video shared on social media seems to present a struggle breaking out, earlier than a man expenses into the crowds brandishing what seems to be a knife.

However, police have mentioned there have been no accidents, nevertheless a Section 60 order is in place.

The incident comes amid the second day of a mini-heatwave throughout the UK, with Primrose Hill park being packed full of folks having fun with the sunshine.

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A Section 60 has been authorised from 1900 hours till 0300 hours thirty first March by A/Insp Streeter, CAD 6831/30Mar21. Police have been called to a number of incidents inside a brief interval of time in relation to violent/knife crime.

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An announcement from the Metropolitan Police mentioned: “Police had been called at 17:50hrs on Tuesday, 30 March to reports of a male armed with a knife behaving erratically at Primrose Hill Park.

“Police attended and a search of the world was performed with no hint of the male being discovered.Officers stay within the space.

“There had been no reported accidents.Enquiries proceed.

“Anyone who witnessed this incident or has footage/pictures is requested to contact police on 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting 6085/30MAR.

“To stay nameless name the impartial charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or go to Crimestoppers_uk.org.

“Section 60 has been authorised and officers stay within the space.”

People enjoy the evening sunlight on Primrose Hill

People benefit from the night daylight on Primrose Hill.


Hundreds of folks gathered on the North London park to sunbathe and picnic on Tuesday.

The UK provisionally recorded its warmest March day in 53 years as temperatures rose above 24C, in accordance to the Met Office.

The climate is then anticipated to flip colder over the Easter weekend, however tomorrow the climate might be a level or two hotter.

The mercury peaked at 24.5C (76.1F) at Kew Gardens in west London on Tuesday, with St James’s Park within the centre of the capital additionally hitting highs of 24.3C (75.7F).

The determine is simply barely under the UK’s hottest ever March temperature of 25.6C (78F), recorded in 1968 at Mepal in Cambridgeshire.

The Met Office tweeted: “Temperatures have exceeded 24°C in locations as we speak.

“This makes it provisionally the warmest March day within the UK for 53 years.”

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