St Thomas' Hospital: Armed police lockdown London hospital after 'security alert' reported

Westminster Bridge was closed and St Thomas’ Hospital was locked down by armed police during incident.

Tuesday, 13th October 2020, 10:37 am
Updated Tuesday, 13th October 2020, 10:54 am

Reports from London press said that Lambeth Palace Road was also closed and police were stopping pedestrians from entering the area.

A tweet from Lambeth Police said: “Police are dealing with a security alert at St Thomas’ Hospital, SE1. We will provide further info when known.”

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Eyewitnesses reported that staff and patients were stopped from entering or leaving the hospital.

An updated message from Lambeth Police has said: “The security alert at St Thomas’ Hospital is being stood down. We are in the process of removing cordons.”

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Armed police have locked down a London hospital
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