A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: 'Officers were called at 6.30am on Tuesday November 14 to Oxford Street near Harewood Place.'A man in his 40s, believed to be a window cleaner, had fallen from a height.'The spokesman said the Health and Safety Executive had been informed.Dan Smallbone tweeted: 'There's a lorry stopped on the pavement in Oxford Street, police all around it and blood on the floor.'Another Twitter user with the handle @Alex Scottlrv posted: 'Guy fell off the building (window cleaner) alive but badly injured.'A different user said they 'saw the ropes' from the window cleaning equipment.Roj Singh, a delivery driver, told the Evening Standard: 'There was the most horrible noise and two of the girls inside the shop were screaming.'The son came straight down after him and was screaming too.'The man was in a bad way on the floor.He clearly had broken arms and his ankles were twisted.'He was covered in blood and screaming.Seven police officers were rushed to hospital after they found a lab full of chemicals at a house in a drugs raid this morning.As police went to make an arrest they were warned by the occupants of the property in Elizabeth Jennings Way, Oxford, that there were potentially dangerous chemicals inside.This week's submissions in teal and turquoise, aquamarine and azure have brightened the office and put smiles on our faces.When we set this week's slightly abstract theme – the colour blue – we suggested the sea and sky might make a good starting point, and several of you provided fine examples: Adele Hookway shared a very moody shot of a blue day at the beach, while Kristina Palm sent an equally atmospheric shot of Ullswater in Cumbria.
A Thames Valley Police spokesman said: 'Officers were conducting a routine arrest at a property in Elizabeth Jennings Way, Oxford this morning at 5.16am.'They were made aware by the occupant of a potential chemical hazard and precautions were taken as a result.'The property was evacuated but at this time there are no reports of any members of the public being injured.'Seven officers were affected by the substance which caused some of them minor irritation and two are being kept in hospital overnight.The Metropolitan Police said the surrounding roads would remain closed while emergency services deal with the situation.Spencer Jones, 46, an accountant, said: 'I didn't witness the accident, I got off a bus and walked past.A South Central Ambulance Service spokesman said paramedics were called to help at 5.25am by the police.A hazardous area response team, two ambulances, an ambulance officer and a tactical commander were sent to the scene but no members of the public needed treatment More than 60 residents are staying at St Hugh’s College in St Margaret’s Road where they may have to remain overnight.The only people affected are the officers and arrested person.'The property is safe.