Police say reports of “bang” at London metro station was false alarm

Support our flag. Get the bumper sticker. CLICK HERE

London’s Metropolitan Police and the British Transport Police responded to calls of a man acting suspiciously on an underground train Saturday night, in the Old Street Station area.

Many ambulances and police vans were sent to the area, and the station was temporarily evacuated while police conducted an investigation, but authorities later said nothing suspicious was found and no arrests were made.

Several people subsequently reported hearing a bang. No firearm or any other object was seen,” it said. “At this stage nothing suspicious has been found and the incident has now been stood down,” police said in a statement afterwards.

Many concerned people in the area posted photos and videos on social media, saying they had been evacuated from the station while police investigated. Later they posted and said police told them the “explosion” was a “false alarm.”

The incident comes just one day after it was revealed that ISIS had published a warning on their propaganda network, Nashar News, telling Muslims to:  “Get far away from the gathering places of the Crusaders before the Military places from their markets, way, and Parkings. All of these places are Targets for the Soldiers of the Caliphate and we will explode, Run over people by vehicles and Cut off their necks anytime [sic].”

No information was released by the London Metropolitan Police about the person who was reported to be acting suspiciously Saturday evening, or if the person was found.

 

JOIN THE MOVEMENT to SAVE THE NATIONAL ANTHEM
Please join the thousands of DML readers who have purchased a bumper sticker. CLICK HERE.

If you would like to receive Breaking News text alerts on a smartphone or tablet, download the DML APP which is completely FREE and easy to use. Go to the Google Play Store or the IOS App Store and search for DML APP. Be sure to keep the app’s notifications setting on. Another way to receive alerts is to text to 40404 the following message: follow @realdennislynch (be sure to put a space between the word follow and the @ symbol).

To see more stories like this, sign up below for Dennis Michael Lynch’s email newsletter.







 

Comment via Facebook

Send this to a friend