People hurt as car rams into crowd outside London museum

Posted at 10:42 AM, Oct 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-07 11:15:17-04

LONDON (FOX NEWS) — A vehicle rammed into pedestrians outside the Natural History Museum in London on Saturday, injuring several people, police say.

Metropolitan Police said a man had been detained at the scene and they were investigating a motive.

“A man has been detained at the scene. Enquiries to establish the circumstances and motive are underway. If you have any information about this incident, please call 101,” police said in a statement.

No other information was available on the number of people injured or their condition. Emergency servics were said to be on the scene outside the museum.

Metropolitan Police said they would release more information throughout the day.

The BBC reported that the injuries appeared to be minor.

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