Roads Reopen In Westminster Following Reports Of A Suspicious Vehicle

'The vehicle has been deemed non-suspicious.'
Benjamin Fisher

A police cordon has been removed and roads have been opened in central London after police investigated reports of a suspicious vehicle.

The vehicle in question has been deemed “non-suspicious” and the incident has concluded, the the Metropolitan Police confirmed.

Earlier a spokesman said officers were on the scene at Victoria Embankment next to the River Thames and that roads had been closed.

The Met Police’s own headquarters, New Scotland Yard, was inside the cordon.

Benjamin Fisher

Buses were diverted, TFL confirmed, whole a section of the river was also closed.

Thames Clippers tweeted: “The River has been closed from Charing Cross Bridge to Westminster Bridge. Boats will not be calling at Westminster Pier or Waterloo Pier.”

Several people posted pictures on social media showing a large police presence and there were reports that Westminster Bridge has closed.

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