Police bullets lie on London's main street after being put on the roof of his car by a botched armed police officer before leaving
- Ammunition fell from the roof of an armed Met Police car in East London
- Parts of the A13 in Newham are closed after ammunition has landed on the busy road
- According to Scotland Yard, the equipment fell off when officials went to call
Police ammunition and equipment were found in the middle of a large London street today after falling from the roof of an armed ambulance.
Officers were called after objects were discovered on the A13 eastbound lane near Plaistow, Newham, shortly after 10 a.m. this morning.
Parts of the street remain closed after the police have discovered "a lot of ammunition and relief supplies" on the street.
Police ammunition was found in the A13 lane near Plaistow, Newham on Wednesday morning
Scotland Yard says there is no danger to the public after the discovery this morning and no firearms have dropped from the roof of the car.
A spokesman for the Met Police said, "Investigations revealed that the items were police items and that they had been placed on the roof of an armed vehicle and then fell off when officials responded to assist other colleagues in a firearm operation .
& # 39; The Met's Professional Standards Directorate was informed and found that this was a human error, and the officer concerned was contacted and is undergoing an internal learning process.
Parts of the A13 remain blocked while the police search the street for bullets that fell from the roof of an armed emergency vehicle today
Parts of the A13 remain closed this evening in Newham after a Met Munition police officer left on the roof of an armed ambulance and it later fell onto the street
"The Met apologizes for any disruption to travelers on the A13 and thanks them for their cooperation during the closure."
Since the discovery, drivers in East London have been experiencing long delays.
Locals on social media believe officials are actually looking for diamonds. Scotland Yard however confirmed that it was ammunition on Wednesday evening.
You could see the police walking up and down the lane, looking for other stray objects that might have fallen on the lane.