A man with an axe was detained near Buckingham Palace in London

Police in London have detained a man with an axe on Central Mall Street linking Buckingham Palace to Trafalgar Square, Reuters wrote Tuesday, April 13.

Police spotted the armed man in the evening while patrolling the street and immediately detained him for carrying a weapon.

It is noted that the detainee is about 40 years old. There is no information on why he was walking around with an axe in the center of the city. There is no information about injuries.