Five people arrested by Armed police in Penge

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Armed Officers from the Metropolitan police have surrounded a property in Oak Grove road, Bromley, South East London following what a spokesperson has described as a proactive operation. The incident is understood not to be terror related. Both armed and unarmed officers remain at the scene. A cordon has been established and remains in place at the location. Officers were called just after 8pm this evening.

A spokesman for the Met Police said:

Armed officers have been working as part of a proactive operation in Oak Grove Road this evening, Monday, 27 July.


Five people have been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences and taken into custody at a south London police station.


No shots fired and no reports of any injuries.