Reports are coming in that armed police have surrounded Euston station with commuters fleeing due to a bomb threat
British Transport Police tweeted this evening: “Officers are currently responding to a security alert at Euston station. The station has been evacuated. We will update when possible.”
There have been reports of a “huge police presence” and a “bomb squad” at the station.
Virgin Trains have tweeted that all of their lines are blocked due to the secuity alert.
One witness said: “I just saw hundreds of people running.
“I was here and then everyone just ran, it was crazy.
“Police were just shouting at us all to get out, I have no idea what’s happened.
I’ve never seen so many people running before.”
Ummm there's a huge police presence and a bomb squad at Euston station pic.twitter.com/LhikjX6gvK
— katy (@haymaya_) August 29, 2017
James Van Leeuwan said on Twitter: “Platforms are empty at Euston. Just went past on the tube. Driver said there is a security incident and can’t stop.”
One Twitter user, Ryan, said: “Euston station just been evacuated.
“Hundreds of people running out screaming. Loads of police in the area. Suspected bomb. Incredibly scary.”
British Transport Police have tweeted: “Officers are currently at Euston station responding to a security alert.
“We are investigating but there appears to have been a small contained explosion which is believed to have been caused by an electrical item.
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