Police Swoop On Westfield Shopping Centre In London And Warn People To Avoid area

POLICE have rushed to Westfield in west London to investigate a suspicious vehicle in the shopping centre car park.

Roads around the White City complex have been closed and the bus and tube stations have both been shut while investigations are ongoing.

British Transport Police are also on the scene to assist specialist officers with the investigation.

Scotland Yard said officers were called to reports of a suspicious vehicle at about 10.30am on Friday.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “Police are currently dealing with a suspicious vehicle in the car park at Westfield London Shopping Centre in White City.

“Specialist officers on scene, and the vehicle is being assessed. Cordons in place with road closures. Updates to follow.”

Authorities have warned people nearby to avoid the area as specialist officers deal with the incident.

More to follow…