There have been multiple reports of an armed robbery at the Selfridges department store on Oxford Street in London.
A number of masked men reportedly armed with guns and axes entered the store this evening and attempted to steal diamonds. Despite reports multiple reports of gunfire, the Metropolitan Police Force told ITV News no shots were fired and that two suspects were arrested shortly after the incident.
Selfridges is one of the best-known stores in London, and in the heart of the shopping area, and a number of Twitter users have been sharing images that appear to be from the scene:
— Alexandra Jeffries (@alexjeffries) June 6, 2013
— Anthony Davis (@theanthonydavis) June 6, 2013
Shoot out in Selfridges – armed robbery. twitter.com/KimmeeKane/sta…
—Kimone(@KimmeeKane) June 6, 2013
— Brett Leppard (@TheBrettLeppard) June 6, 2013
— Shwetha Shankar (@shwetha_shankar) June 6, 2013
We will be updating this post as we find out more…
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