Two people have been stabbed and one person arrested in an incident at Sony Music’s building in Kensington, central London.
The Metropolitan Police said on Friday morning armed police had arrived at a scene on Derry Street — the road on which Sony’s headquarters as well as the Daily Mail newspaper are located — and had arrested one person.
Two people had been stabbed, though their injuries were not life threatening, and the incident was not being treated as terror related, the Met said.
In a statement, Sony said the incident had involved two members of its catering team:
“Sony Music confirmed there was an incident at Derry Street resulting in the building being evacuated. Two members of the catering team were involved in a violent altercation. The incident is now in the hands of the Metropolitan Police,” the company said.
Images on social media showed offices on the street being evacuated and a heavy police presence.
“We are aware of an incident on Derry Street W8, police on scene including firearms officers and London Ambulance Service. At this time we believe two people are injured. Incident is on-going,” said the Met via its official Twitter account.
“Incident on Derry Street, W8- One person arrested. Two people with stab injuries. No evidence of firearms involved. Not being treated as terror related.”
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