A 50-year-old man has been arrested after going into a bank and dousing himself in petrol.
Police in Bromley, south-east London said that the man entered Metro Bank in the High Street and covered himself and the bank in the flammable liquid.
Cordons were put in place while officers and firefighters made the area safe.
Update: A 50yr old male has been arrested after entering Metro Bank #Bromley and dousing himself & the bank in petrol. Cordons remain in place while police and @BromleyLFB make the scene safe & investigate. This incident is not being treated as terror related #520PY https://t.co/qA791lct9M— Bromley MPS (@MPSBromley) October 16, 2018
According to the local police Twitter feed @MPSBromley, the incident was not being treated as terror-related.