Gorilla escapes from enclosure at London Zoo as armed staff search for animal
A GORILLA has escaped from London Zoo with staff armed with guns searching for the animal.
ZSL London Zoo said it is "managing an incident".
Footage posted on social media from the zoo shows armed police walking through the zoo's grounds.
Scotland Yard said: "Police were called by security at Regent's Park at 5.17pm to reports of an ongoing incident.
"Officers are there to support ZSL staff."
Visitors to the zoo at Regent's Park in central London say they were told to get indoors quickly.
One Twitter user posted a tweet of what he said was the gorilla which... read more
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