October 30, 2019 / 4:34 PM / a month ago

UK police investigate report of noxious substance in London

LONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - British police were called to reports of a possible spillage of a noxious substance at a commercial venue on Brompton Road, a central shopping street in London, they said on Wednesday.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service were on the scene and the incident was ongoing, the police said in a statement.

“Cordons and closures are in place as a precaution while the nature of the chemical is established,” the police said. (Reporting by Kate Holton, editing by David Milliken)

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