Police add armed guards for France vs. England match in London




LONDON — As the French football team prepares for an emotional match against England on Tuesday night, police are drafting extra security for Wembley Stadium.

Highly visible armed guards will patrol the stadium and there will be a heavier presence throughout the London transport network in advance.

Ticket holders have been asked to arrive early because of searches taking place at the entry points to the stadium

“Ahead of tomorrow’s England vs. France match we have carried out a full and thorough review of our policing operation, in light of the tragic events in Paris last Friday,” Met Police’s Deputy Assistant Commissioner Peter Terry said in a statement on Monday afternoon Read more…

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