Middlesex batsmen John Simpson and Nick Compton and Surrey's fielders were ushered inside by the umpires following the incident, with the Met Police saying no injuries had been reported.
He said: "It is the sort of thing that could easily have been fired some distance from outside the ground if it came from a crossbow".
Oliver Florence, a reporter for our sister title Get Surrey, is at the scene and said he saw armed officers enter the venue.
Play suspended at the Oval on advice of security.
During the final session of the County Championship fixture, a crossbow bolt - fired from outside the ground - landed in the centre of the pitch.
US Open: Angelique Kerber in crisis after first round exit Who will win the US Open titles this year? She carried her momentum into the second set by breaking Kerber in the first game. It was her first top-10 win, but this very contained young woman was not about to leap for joy-it is not her way.
A controlled evacuation is underway at the Oval cricket ground, police have said, after what appears to be a crossbow bolt was found on the pitch.
The United States and Russian Federation are in the worst diplomatic relations since the Cold War, experts believe. It wasn't immediately clear whether the Kremlin would return the volley by retaliating for the USA retaliation.
To be clear, the actual entertainment experiences are all based in virtual reality, as we learned during a hands-on preview. " Virtual reality enthusiasts know that Steam is a great place to enjoy cutting-edge immersive experiences.
I'm challenging a lot of my celebrity friends to follow my lead and donating $25,000 to Hurricane Harvey to the Red Cross . On Tuesday night, Sandra Bullock donated a whopping $1million (£774k) to the Hurricane Harvey relief fund .
The single is the first of many from a new Swift album all due for release in November, titled " Reputation ". It has even dethroned Adele's Hello which holds a record 27 million views in the just 24-hour time span.
Having lost two seats that went to polls in Goa, the Congress today alleged that the ruling BJP "indulged in corrupt practises". The result of the by-election, a morale booster for chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and the AAP, was announced on Monday.
Key Republican lawmakers and administration leaders nonetheless have spent the Congressional recess promoting tax reform. After the speech, White House aides defended Cohn to reporters who noticed the slight.
Novartis claims first CAR-T approval, setting $475k price tag
Novartis also considered the cost of bone-marrow transplants, which are now given to many leukemia patients whose cancer relapses. Kite Pharma, Juno Therapeutics, and Bluebird Bio are among a growing group of biotech companies working with CAR-T.
JJ Watt raises Houston fundraiser goal to $10 million
The Texans rerouted to Dallas after their game this weekend and will travel back to Houston when it's safe. So I wanted to do whatever we possibly could, and I knew that I wanted to get out in front of it quick.
Hurricane Irma Becomes Category 3
Kottlowski said lots of atmospheric factors will come into play during the next week to determine the path of Hurricane Irma . The National Hurricane Center upgraded Irma's status to a hurricane late in the morning of Thursday, August 31.
Rohingya Refugees Drown as They Flee Myanmar
Satellite imagery analysed by US-based Human Rights Watch indicated that many homes in northern Rakhine state were set ablaze. They fear lack of accommodation and sanitation facilities may lead to abuse of young girls.
US Open | Maria Sharapova feels the respect from athletes
If she can beat Ashleigh Barty next, Stephens would get to the fourth round at a major for the first time in almost 2½ years. Open after dropping the opening set of her second-round match against 59th-ranked Timea Babos of Hungary in a tiebreaker.
Samsung gets moving with Gear smartwatch, smartband, smartbuds
The charging case is smaller than before, supports quick charging and you can get a full charge of it (total capacity of 340 mAh). But Samsung chose Berlin - namely the annual IFA consumer electronics show - to unveil a trio of brand new smart watches.
Bills' Dareus upbeat after suspension; McDermott reacts
He took some licks later in the game by trying to win the game at the end. "We haven't come to a decision at this point and time". McDermott was unable to provide a timetable as to when Taylor or Yates can be cleared to play.
Self-driving pizza delivery cars? Ford and Domino's are on it
The test cars will actually be manually driven by a Ford safety engineer and staffed with researchers, according to the release. Customers can track the delivery vehicle through via an upgraded version of Domino's Tracker and text message updates.