BREAKING: London Bridge train station closed amid Twitter reports of man carrying an axe
LONDON Bridge station has been shut and a strong police presence have gathered amid reports on Twitter of a man being spotted with an axe.
First Capital Connect confirmed that the station has been closed, while British Transport Police said there is an ‘incident ongoing’.
One user tweeted: “#londonbridge #shutdown after a man was spotted with an axe no one was allowed out of in. Armed police everywhere.”
An armed police officer told our reporter on the ground that they were called to the scene after reports of a man in possession of a weapon believed to be an axe.
Station was evacuated and closed for twenty minutes, however no one has been detained and it was later re-opened.
More to follow… Station was evacuated and closed for twenty minutes, however no one has been detained and it was later re-opened.
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