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.
Your Brexit regularly publishes the latest Brexit-related news and opinions from our own team of bloggers who are passionate about our exit from the European Union.
We also cover political news stories from all over the world – the June 2016 referendum result has after all started a global chain of events that have changed the way that many people think about politics.
Our purpose is to keep the Great British public informed about Brexit every step of the way, and you can also count on us to bring you the latest breaking news stories from around the world.
Our readership is a fascinating mixture of young and old, all united in thinking that our proud nation has an incredibly bright future outside of the European Union.
We also feel strongly about the fact that the United Kingdom should remain United at all costs!
Anyone who follows us regularly will know exactly how we feel about Scottish independence and the ridiculous repeated attempts to push it by the SNP.
It is no longer ‘dirty and shameful’ to be involved in right-wing politics, and you can keep up to date with the latest developments by liking our Facebook page here.
We also love to hear what our readers are thinking about what Brexit will bring in the future for our great nation. Please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you think that you are passionate enough about Brexit to blog for us, please send us an email to the above address.