BREAKING: Play Suspended At Oval After Crossbow Fired At Pitch

A cricket match at The Oval has been suspended after a crossbow bolt appeared to be fired into the middle of the pitch.  Fans were evacuated from stands in the central London cricket ground and armed police are on scene.

Players were ordered off the pitch after the arrow was spotted by an umpire during the match between Surrey and Middlesex.

Fans were urged to “take cover”, but there were no reported injuries and police said it is believed the projectile came from outside the ground.

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