London: Hundreds of people have been evacuated from Tooley Street just opposite to London Bridge in central London, Metropolitan police have confirmed. Southwark police were called to the road at 12:26pm today following reports of a suspicious item found at the address.
Specialist officers are at the scene and a number of evacuations have taken place, police have said. Witnesses said the evacuation took place close to Hays Galleria, a popular shopping destination opposite London Bridge station.
Darrel Page said on Twitter the road has been “sealed” and “plenty of police” are in attendance.