Bomb threat closes London’s Charing Cross station


A man on the tracks claiming to have a bomb forced the evacuation of London’s Charing Cross Tube station.

British Transport Police (BTP) was called to reports of a man on the tracks at 06:35 BST. Armed police also attended the scene.

A 38-year-old man was detained under the Mental Health Act and no weapon was found. No injuries have been reported. Read more