Dramatic moment armed police detain man after car carrying suspected gun crashes in Mile End

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armedpolice11Bangla sanglap Desk:This is the dramatic moment armed police detained a man after a car carrying a suspected gun was involved in a crash in east London.

A huge police presence was stationed in Burdett Road, Mile End, at around 5pm after a car that was being pursued by police was involved in a crash.

Police were called to reports men were seen with a gun inside a car at around 4.50pm. Witnesses described a “crazy situation” as armed officers descended on foot while police helicopters circled overhead during a search for the suspects.Three people fled the vehicle after it was involved in a crash with another car but have since been detained by armed officers.

Stunned bystanders said police chased one man ran into Mile End Park Leisure Centre off Burdett Road.

Pictures on social media show police inside the gym which was put on lock down as people were refused entry.

Trainee solicitor Can Ozkutan, 27, from Mile End, was on his way to the gym when the dramatic incident unfolded.

He told the Standard: “I was talking to a friend outside the gym when I heard lots of shouting round the corner.

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