Police have evacuated Oxford Circus and closed off Oxford Street while they asses a suspicious item.

They tweeted: “Road closures are in place around #OxfordStreet #OxfordCircus while police assess a suspicous item. Tube closures are also in place. Please avoid the area.”

Update: 22:15hrs- The item has been declared ‘non suspicious’ by police. Cordons around Oxford Circus are now being lifted.

 

(Image credit: Calum McKenzie)

 

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