This is pretty fucked and has only just been reported in the media for some reason, but a man dressed as the Winter Soldier – a character from Captain America – was arrested yesterday afternoon carrying a gun in Canary Wharf.
Armed police were called to the financial district at around 2.15pm.
There's a man with a shotgun in Canary Wharf.
— Ryan Brown (@Toadsanime) November 7, 2015
Armed police outside the office, apparently man with shotgun in Canary Wharf
— Jo-Anne Rowney (@JoAnne_Rowney) November 7, 2015
Authorities confirmed attending after there were reports of a man armed with a shotgun dressed as the Marvel character. Thankfully nothing came of it and he was apprehended.
Here’s what the Metropolitan Police had to say::
Police were called at 2.15pm.
A person reported seeing a man in possession of a firearm in the Canary Wharf area.
Armed officers attended the scene.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm.
The incident has been stood down.
I don’t like this stuff, None of this in the UK please. Guys in character packing guns… nah you’re alright.
Take a look at the haunting images of the aftermath of the ‘Batman Killer’ here.