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Area around Parsons Green tube station evacuated

News   •   Sep 15, 2017 15:01 BST

The area surrounding Parsons Green tube station has been evacuated whilst emergency services continue to work at the scene of this morning’s incident.

The evacuation has been necessary whilst specialist officers secure the remnants of the improvised device and ensure it is stable.

A small number of residents will be affected by the evacuation, which encompasses an area approximately 50 metres in radius. Parsons Green tube remains closed and the public are advised to continue to avoid the area.

We are working hard with partners and the local community to minimise any disruption and would like to thank the public for their continued understanding and assistance at this time.