Man arrested after claiming to have bomb on tracks at Charing Cross station

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A man who claimed to have a bomb at one of London's busiest rail stations has been arrested.

Charing Cross station in central London was evacuated on Friday morning amid reports of a man on the tracks.

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British Transport Police said they are working to reopen the major transport hub.

The force tweeted: "A man claiming to have a bomb at #CharingCross station has now been arrested.

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"We are now working to reopen the station as soon as possible would like to thank passengers and rail staff for their patience and understanding during this incident."

No one was injured during the incident, the Metropolitan Police said.