Police have successfully brought the incident in Goodmayes Lane, Ilford to a safe conclusion just after 11.45pm. Fous hours Armed Police TSG officers and Paramedics were all scrambled to the address.
A spokesman for the Met police said Officers were called shortly before 7.39pm on Friday, 30 April, following reports of a disturbance at a residential address at the location.
Officers attended the location and a man has refused to leave the property. He is also believed to be carrying a knife and making threats to officers. A number of resources, including the London Ambulance Service, the London Fire Brigade and a police negotiator, were sent to the area and officers are working to bring the incident to a safe conclusion.