American School In London, St John's Wood, Evacuated Due To 'Suspicious Vehicle'

08/01/2014 11:31 GMT | Updated 23/01/2014 15:53 GMT
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UPDATE: Police have since confirmed there was no "controlled explosion" on the car and the vehicle was deemed to be safe.

A school in London was evacuated on Wednesday after a suspicious vehicle was spotted, leading to police carrying out a "controlled explosion" on the car.

Students from the American School in London in St John's Wood were moved to safety along with local residents while police officers investigated.

A statement on the school's website later said it is now safe to return to the campus.

The school said all students were safe and accounted for, according to the BBC.

More information to follow.