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Man ‘rams car into north London police station as area is evacuated’

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A man has been arrested after driving his car into a north London police station.

Several police cars have been pictured outside Edmonton Police Station in Enfield, which has since been evacuated.

A cordon has been set up at the scene as the Metropolitan Police begin an investigation.

The force confirmed in a statement: “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.

“At this stage we have not been informed of any injuries.

“London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade are present.

“The police station has been evacuated and a large police cordon is in place.”

Footage has emerged on social media of a man pouring petrol onto the road before setting it alight.

Officers were also recorded tackling him to the ground.

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