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London Bridge station evacuated after suspicious object report UK News

London Bridge station was evacuated this afternoon following reports of a suspicious object on a train.

Officers were called to the station at 12:33 p.m., which was closed as a precaution while specialist officers assessed the item.

The station was reopened at approximately 1:50 p.m. after the item was assessed as non-suspect.

Trains were prevented from stopping at the station for a period of time, instead of being stopped early or diverted.

Footage from the scene showed lines of police vehicles outside as crowds waited on the sidewalk.

A passenger described being ordered to evacuate the station by tannoy.

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This notice was published: 2021-04-21 13:33:56