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3 arrested after incident at Heathrow

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Three people were arrested Friday night at Heathrow Airport in London
  • Police said armed officers boarded the plane with sniffer dogs
  • The airport remains open, a police spokesman said

London, England (CNN) -- Three people were arrested at Heathrow Airport Friday night after an incident aboard an Emirates Airlines flight to Dubai, Metropolitan Police said.

Police said armed officers boarded the plane with sniffer dogs. Police did not provide details about the suspects' identities or about reports of contraband taken from the plane.

A police spokesman said the airport remains open.