Police Arrest Man At Charing Cross Station Claiming To Have A Bomb

22 June 2018, 07:38 | Updated: 22 June 2018, 07:58

Emergency Services at Charing Cross Station
Emergency Services at Charing Cross Station. Picture: LBC

A man has been detained by police Charing Cross station following reports he was on the tracks claiming to have a bomb.

The station has been evacuated as a precaution and no Northern Line services are currently stopping at the station.

No one was injured in the incident.

Police gathered in the entrance to the Underground at Charing Cross Station
Police gathered in the entrance to the Underground at Charing Cross Station. Picture: LBC
Emergency Services at Charing Cross Station
Emergency Services at Charing Cross Station. Picture: LBC

The Met Police tweeted:

The British Transport Police said: "A man claiming to have a bomb at Charing Cross station has now been arrested.

"We are now working to reopen the station as soon as possible would like to thank passengers and rail staff for their patience and understanding during this incident."

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