For all those Islamophobes know that bag of knives could have been sacred religious objects…

Man arrested over incident in Whitehall near parliament

A man has been arrested after an incident in Whitehall, central London, close to parliament.

Police said they were investigating the circumstances that led the man to attract the attention of officers.

Officers and police tape blocked off the area. A scenes of crime officer in a blue suit could be seen taking pictures of what appeared to be a knife on the ground of the traffic island in the middle of the road.

Update: “Man” arrested for terrorism

Muslim arrested outside Whitehall may have been innocent Ginsu Knife salesman said no one ever.