Friday, October 18, 2019

Whitehall suspicious package: 'Loud bang' heard and police cordon in place

      It appears a bomb disposal robot is at the scene

Officers from the Metropolitan Police are currently dealing with an emergency situation in Whitehall.

Emergency services have rushed to the scene after a report regarding a suspicious package.
Photos from the scene show what appears to be a bomb disposal robot.

There are also reports that a loud bang has been heard in the area.

A Met Police spokesperson confirmed they were alerted to the suspicious package at  3.01pm on Friday (October 18).
They added: "Specialist officers are in attendance and the vicinity is cordoned off while officers access the package. 

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