Brent Cross shopping centre evacuated after reports of stabbing 'inside the Apple Store'May 4, 2021
BRENT Cross shopping centre in London has been evacuated after reports that a person has been stabbed.
Met Police rushed to the scene earlier today and quickly evacuated the panicked shoppers.
Footage shared on social media shows police escorting shoppers outside of the building.
Reports have claimed that the stabbing happened inside the Apple store.
Multiple police vehicles have been spotted outside of the shopping centre in north-west London.
Met Police have been contacted for comment.
This alleged attack comes in the latest string of stabbings in the capital.
London mayor Sadiq Khan, who is running for re-election this Thursday, pledges to continue lobbying the government for an extra £159 million a year for the Met Police's crime budget.
He also said he would continue to lobby the government to deliver on its promise of 20,000 new officers where London would see 6,000 new cops.
Since march 2020, there has been more than 15,9000 knife crimes across London.
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