Police have evacuated an area of Soho in central London following the discovery of an unexploded World War Two bomb.
Officers were called to a building site near Dean Street at 1.42pm after reports of the suspected explosive device.
— Billy Whiteford (@BillyWhiteford) February 3, 2020
Videos posted on Twitter showed groups of people leaving buildings and gathering as police established a cordon.
Witnesses described "lots of commotion" as the area surrounding the site was shut off.
— will (@williamrox) February 3, 2020
The Metropolitan Police said that cordons have now been placed between Oxford St, Charing Cross Rd, Shaftesbury Avenue, Lexington St & Poland St and evacuations would be taking place as a precaution.