False Alarm – London’s Trafalgar Square Reopens After Evacuation Due To “Suspicious Package”
Update: British News reports the incident at London’s Trafalgar Square was a false alarm. Police were called in to reports of a suspicious package. Cordon now being lifted.
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As the British head to the polls, London’s Trafalgar Square has been evacuated by armed police today as claims emerged that a ‘suspicious item’ had been found.
As The Mail reports, the popular tourist destination in Central London was cordoned off while the nearby Charing Cross Tube station was also closed.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: ‘Specialist officers are in attendance and cordons are in place. As a precaution Charing Cross train station has been closed.’
Trafalgar Square deserted with police cordon around it… pic.twitter.com/6hobBlIoyw
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