London’s Leadenhall market briefly evacuated after reports of suspect package
Leadenhall Market in London has been evacuated due to a suspicious package, the City of London police said. Citizens were advised to avoid the area.
Leadenhall market in London’s financial district was briefly evacuated on Tuesday after reports of a suspicious package in the area.
City of London Police said a cordon had been put in place around the ornate arcade, home to bars and shops and close to the Lloyd’s of London insurance building.
They later said the package had been declared non-suspicious and that the cordons had been lifted.
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The City of London Police is asking citizens to avoid the area since cordons are in place.
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The incident comes after a portion of M1 was brought to a halt also due to a suspicious package found under a bridge.