PICTURES: Police send out bomb disposal robot after suspect package found outside Scotland Yard

The Met reacts to incident right on its doorstep

The Metropolitan Police sent out a bomb disposal robot right outside its Scotland Yard base after a suspect package was reported.

The package turned out to be a rucksack left behind by someone getting into a taxi.

St James’s Park Tube station was closed between 9.45 and 10.20am while police responded to the incident.

Twitter users @hernehillandy and @garyw2015 captured the events. Here are their pictures:

Scotland Yard package

Scotland Yard package

Scotland Yard package

Scotland Yard package

Scotland Yard package

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