Panic as car drives between security bollards at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium

first_imgA man is questioned and searched ahead of the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium (Picture: Paul Terry/Sportimage)Football fans were cleared from the front of Arsenal’s Emirates stadium this afternoon after a car careered between security bollards an hour before the Gunners took on Crystal PalacePolice evacuated the area around The Armoury and arrested the 23-year-old driver of the blue Nissan as tens of thousands of supporters made their way to the ground for the kick off.It’s thought a sniffer dog was used to check the vehicle as police questioned the suspect.The Metropolitan Police confirmed the incident was not terrorism related while an Arsenal FC spokesman said the match would go ahead as planned.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTThe force tweeted: ‘Reports circulating of vehicle targeting pedestrians earlier today near Emirates Stadium are false.’They said the driver was stopped after striking a few cones and that no one was arrested.More: UKScotland outlines tier system as millions face new restrictions across UKLondoners ‘should be paid a Universal Basic Income if circuit-breaker comes in’Queen criticised for not wearing face mask in first appearance since lockdown Advertisement Comment Got a story for Metro.co.uk? Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at webnews@metro.co.uk. For more stories like this, check our news page. The car was searched searched by a sniffer dog ( Picture: Paul Terry/Sportimage)More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Tim GreenSunday 27 Oct 2019 7:28 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Advertisement Panic as car drives between security bollards at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium Sign Up for News UpdatesGet your need-to-know latest news, feel-good stories, analysis and moreSign upNot convinced? Find out more »last_img