A photo provided to ITV News by a witness shows the moment that the convicted robber known as the 'Skull Cracker' was detained by police officers in east London.
Police had been searching for Michael Wheatley after he failed to return to an open prison in Kent after being released on temporary licence.
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Downpours keeping us on our toes today
The M20 in Kent has been closed in both directions after a pedestrian bridge allegedly collapsed on the motorway on Saturday.
The AA have warned of traffic jams and urged people to carry extra water in their vehicles because of the warm weather.