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Thursday 18th December 2014
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Abandoned Car Causes Bank of England Bomb Scare

Thursday 15th May 2014

A security alert was triggered after a car was abandoned in the middle of the road near the Bank of England.

A robot goes to investigate. Picture: @adelearmstron11

Picture: @adelearmstron11

Witnesses described seeing it go through a red light before being left in the middle of the intersection next to Bank station.

Workers in nearby buildings were told to stay away from windows with @adelearmstron11 describing on Twitter being sent to wait in the basement.

The area was cordoned off and a robot sent in to investigate.

Picture: @adelearmstron11

Picture: @adelearmstron11 

It caused travel issues in the area, with the road closed, the Central line not stopping there and the Waterloo & City line suspended.

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