Bond Street: Armed Police evacuate busy bus London station

Bond Street tub statation evacuated in central London armed police have sealed off the scene and the surrounding area.

The Metropolitan Police confirmed that a male had been arrested on suspiction of poccession of a firearm just before 6pm.

There have been no reports of injuries.

The Metropolitan Police Westminster wrote on Twitter: “One male arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm at Bond Street station just before 6pm.

“No reports of any injuries and incident is not being treated as terrorism.

“Suspected firearm found and will be sent for analysis.

“No crime scene in place.”

A section of Oxford Street has been sealed off and is expected to be closed for some time.