Shocking moment, armed police arrest man in his twenties after ‘pulling an ax from a shop’ in London

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“Get the f *** down!” Shocking moment when armed police arrest man in his twenties after he ‘pulled out an ax from a clothing store’ in chic London district

  • Footage shows two armed police officers running and yelling at humans to ‘come down’
  • Officers ran to Swiss Cottage after being summoned for reports of a man with an ax
  • Eyewitness told MailOnline that he had ‘pulled out an ax’ at a nearby clothing store
  • Police said the man was arrested on suspicion of carrying an assault weapon

This is the shocking moment when armed police arrest a man after he “pulled an ax from a clothing store” in an upscale neighborhood.

Officers ran to the crime scene in Swiss Cottage, northwest London, around 8:25 PM on Friday evening after being called on for reports of a man with an ax.

The images show that the police officers are pointed to the man by a group of spectators, presumably in their twenties. The pair is then seen yelling at the guy to get ‘fuck down’ while running towards him.

Police confirmed that the man was arrested on suspicion of carrying an assault weapon and remains in custody. No injuries were reported.

Two armed police officers rushed to the crime scene at Swiss Cottage, northwest London, around 8:25 PM on Friday evening after being called on for reports of a man with an ax.

Two armed police officers rushed to the crime scene at Swiss Cottage, northwest London, around 8:25 PM on Friday evening after being called on for reports of a man with an ax.

The footage shows a police officer holding up his weapon as he approaches the man, who has since been arrested on suspicion of carrying an assault weapon

The footage shows a police officer holding up his weapon as he approaches the man, who has since been arrested on suspicion of carrying an assault weapon

The footage shows a police officer holding up his weapon as he approaches the man, who has since been arrested on suspicion of carrying an assault weapon

In the video, a police officer can be heard saying, “Armed police. Stay where you are. Show me your hands. Get the f *** down. ‘

The other policeman yells, “Get on the floor, get on the damn floor.”

The man then lies down and is arrested, while a third police officer also arrives. A spectator sitting on top of the balcony says, “That’s crazy.”

An eyewitness who captured the video claimed the man had ‘pulled an ax’ in a clothing store and told MailOnline, ‘Shoppers and store owners pulled him out.

The man lies down and is arrested, while a third policeman also arrives.  An eyewitness who captured the video claimed the man 'pulled the ax' in a clothing store

The man lies down and is arrested, while a third policeman also arrives.  An eyewitness who captured the video claimed the man 'pulled the ax' in a clothing store

The man lies down and is arrested, while a third policeman also arrives. An eyewitness who captured the video claimed the man ‘pulled the ax’ in a clothing store

Bystanders in the photo on Fairfax Road after the man was arrested Friday night.  A Met Police spokesman said the man is still in police custody

Bystanders in the photo on Fairfax Road after the man was arrested Friday night.  A Met Police spokesman said the man remains in police custody

Bystanders in the photo on Fairfax Road after the man was arrested Friday night. A Met Police spokesman said the man remains in police custody

“The perpetrator then walked around outside before armed police arrived and arrested him 10 minutes later.”

A Met Police spokesman said: “Police were called to Fairfax Road, NW6 shortly after 8:25 pm on Friday, April 30, following reports of a man with an ax.

Officers, including armed officers, attended the scene where the man, believed to be in his twenties, was arrested on suspicion of carrying an assault weapon. There have been no reports of injuries.

“He remains in police custody.”

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