December 5, 2017 / 11:31 AM / a month ago

Security alert closes underground station in central London - transport authority

LONDON (Reuters) - London’s transport authority said on Tuesday it had closed St Paul’s underground station in the city’s financial district while police responded to a security alert in the area.

Earlier, police said they were investigating a report of a suspicious package in a building near St Paul’s Cathedral and had closed a road in the area.

Reporting by William Schomberg, writing by Alistair Smout; editing by Stephen Addison

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