London’s Westfield evacuated after bomb threat sparks panic – shoppers terrified

Westfield Shepherd's Bush evacuated after 'package found'

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Twitter user @ParisSuleyman posted a video on the social media platform showing dozens of people outside the shopping centre.

They wrote alongside this: “Bomb threat at Westfield White City. Everyone evacuated.”

Twitter user @Nosh_Hussain21 commented: “Not sure what has happened – but now allowed in @westfieldlondon.”

Another Twitter user, @debnicole, added: “#Westfield White City bomb scare.

“After 1hr 20mins of being evacuated the ‘suspicious package’ had been removed.”

@dimileivadas also tweeted: “Incident at Westfield White City.

“Police, fire brigade, police dog section, ambulances onsite.

“Site evacuated. No idea what is happening.”

Amy Ní Riada, a journalist for Irish broadcaster, said police had confirmed a “suspicious package” was found at Westfield.

She added the Explosive Ordnance Disposal was ion attendance and that the all clear has now been given.

The journalist wrote on Twitter: “Police confirm a suspicious package was found in Westfield London.

“Explosive Ordnance Disposal involved in investigation. All clear now.”

A Metropolitan Police spokesman told a suspicious item was discovered that was examined and deemed not to be suspicious.

The incident has now been stood down.


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