December 20, 2021
LONDON (Sputnik) – The Metropolitan Police confirmed on Monday that one man was arrested near the Belarusian embassy in London on Sunday as they responded to a report of a “disturbance” outside the building that left a diplomat with a “facial injury.”
“Police were called at around 19:40hrs [19:40 GMT] on Sunday, 19 December to a report of a disturbance outside of the Embassy of Belarus, W8. A member of staff reported he had been assaulted and was left with a facial injury. One man was arrested nearby and taken into custody,” Police Press Bureau officer Matthew Russell said in a statement e-mailed to Sputnik.