Westminster Tube station evacuated over “security alert”

Police and ambulance called to the scene

Westminster station was closed for half an hour this morning, due to a “security alert”.

Police and ambulance crews attended the scene after the alert at 8.28am.

The station reopened at 8.54am.

Transport for London said a “customer incident” had prompted the alert and British Transport Police confirmed they were called to a suspicious package but it was found to be nothing.

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