Specialists from the British Transport Police have been called to the Waterloo underground station in the British capital to assess a suspicious package, while “train services continue to operate as normal at this time.”
A small cordon has been placed at the station, which remains open.
Specialist teams from British Transport Police are at Waterloo station after a suspicion item was discovered.
— British Transport Police (@BTP) March 5, 2019
On Tuesday, police were also called to a report of a suspicious package at London City Airport Aviation House. Specilaists have arrived at the scene and the building has been evacuated as a precaution.
At approximately 12.10hrs today, Tuesday, 5 March, police were called to a report of a suspicious package at London City Airport Aviation House, Royal Docks, #Newham. Specialist officers are at the scene. The building has been evacuated as a precaution. Enquiries are ongoing.
— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) March 5, 2019
In a most recent update, London City Airport confirmed that it is “operating as normal, flights are not impacted and the DLR [Docklands Light Railway system] is fully operational.”
We can confirm that the airport is operating as normal, flights are not impacted and the DLR is fully operational https://t.co/4cfB0oQMS7
— London City Airport (@LondonCityAir) March 5, 2019