'Unverified rumours being out there are not helpful to a police operation.'
And declare the situation over: Both drew criticism for potentially stoking panic, with Piers Morgan even going so far as
The singer was caught up in the drama in London's shopping district.
Police responded as if a terror attack were taking place when they had reports of shots fired.
Read more on The Huffington Post The Met Police said they were unable to find “any trace of suspects, evidence of shots fired
Two men sought in connection with an “altercation” at Oxford Circus tube station that triggered mass panic among thousands
Police responded “as if [it was] terrorist related”.
Twitter, fake news and the rumour mill all went into overdrive.
'Talk about unhelpfully spreading rumours.'
HuffPost reporter Owen Bennett, who was at Bond St, said he saw armed police cars driving down the road towards a cordon