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Dramatic video footage on social media shows a vehicle partially embedded into the entrance of a building. A police cordon is also up around the police station in Fore Street, Edmonton, in north London, after the crash took place at 6.58pm this evening. Sirens are also seen flashing around the station, while officers circle the scene to ensure members of the public do not get too close. 

Police said a man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

The vehicle remains at the scene and is being examined by specialist officers, the Met added.

No injuries have been reported.

The London Ambulance Service and fire brigade were also scrambled to the scene.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “At around 6.58pm on Wednesday, November 11, a vehicle collided with the station office at Edmonton Police Station.

“A man – no further details – has been detained in connection with the incident.

“The vehicle remains at the scene. Specialist officers are in attendance while it is examined.

“If you’re in the Fore Street area stay safe and be careful.”

MP Kate Osamor also warned the public of a “major incident”. 

She tweeted: “A major incident has been declared at Edmonton Green police station.

“Please stay safe if you’re in the area.”

Peter Allimadi, 30, from Edmonton, who works in Whitehall, said he heard “shouting, a loud crash and sirens from everywhere”.

He said: “I came out of the Lidl to see what the commotion was about, police screaming instructions to citizens to back away, some scared shoppers, commuters and parents running from the scene.”

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