News 24 November 2017

Police respond to reports of shots fired at Oxford Tube station

24 November 2017

Police have been responding to reports of shots being fired at Oxford Circus tube station.

The Met has told people nearby Oxford Street to find shelter inside buildings as they are responding to reports of an incident as if it was terror-related.

Eyewitnesses described people running from the area. Police have not located “any trace” of any suspects, evidence of shots fired or causalities.

There has been one report of a woman sustaining a minor injury when leaving Oxford Circus station says the police. 
Bond Street has been closed to prevent overcrowding.

Transport for London has responded to the incident, saying, “Oxford Circus Station is closed while we investigate a customer incident.”

The Met has said armed and unarmed police were at the scene. They said in a statement, “At this stage police have not located any casualties.

“We continue to respond to an incident at Oxford Circus. The station is currently closed, please avoid the area at this time. Officers are on the scene.”