Three men were arrested after armed police chased a suspect on foot along an east London street.

Firearms officers were called to Ilford Lane, Ilford on Sunday afternoon following reports of a man with a gun.

Video footage on social media shows one suspect jumping a low wall as he attempts to outrun a police officer with a large automatic weapon.

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Another suspect is seen being pinned to the ground by an officer while are two others are pictured lying face down on the pavement.

Police were called at approximately 15:40hrs on Sunday, 26 April to reports of male seen in possession of a firearm in the vicinity of Ilford Lane, Ilford. Officers, including armed officers, attended the scene. Three males were arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm; they remain in custody.

Met Police