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London’s Charing Cross station evacuated

Friday 22/June/2018 - 09:05 AM
Sada El Balad
edited by: Basant Ahmed
LONDON'S Charing Cross station was this morning evacuated after a man on the tracks claimed to have a bomb، The Sun reported.

Armed cops swooped on the Underground to arrest the man، causing commuter chaos as they shut down the station
British Transport Police confirmed they had received reports of a man on the tracks، claiming to have a bomb.

Armed officers were quick to swoop on the scene، arresting the man.

British Transport Police said: "We are currently dealing with an incident at Charing Cross station following reports of a man on the tracks claiming to have a bomb.

"The station has been evacuated as a precaution and no services are currently stopping at the station."
They confirmed about half an hour later: "A man claiming to have a bomb at Charing Cross station has now been arrested."

They said they were now working to reopen the station as soon as possible.

Met Police were also at the scene، saying reports had been received of a man "acting suspiciously".

No one was injured.

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