August 28, 2018 / 2:27 PM / in 5 months

London police briefly evacuate part of Canary Wharf's South Quay

LONDON (Reuters) - Police said they had stood down an investigation at South Quay station in London’s Canary Wharf financial district after nearby buildings and a footbridge were briefly evacuated in a security scare.

A police spokeswoman said they had investigated suspicious packages but that the area had been declared safe.

Reporting by Kate Holton; editing by Stephen Addison

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