BREAKING: Euston station surrounded by armed police in suspected ‘bomb threat’

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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.”

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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