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The was in both directions this afternoon while officers attended the scene. There were also cordons in place between Lambeth Palace Road and Millbank. BBC Radio Travel tweeted just after 1pm: “#Lambeth is currently due to an Services incident. 

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“Expect long delays in the area, especially because of the #Vauxhall  closure.”

The Met  confirmed the package was non-suspicous. 

The Met said to Live: “ were called at 12.25pm on Tuesday, September 8 to reports of a suspicious item on Millbank, SW1P.

“Officers attended and nearby [roads] were .

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’s Lambeth close to parliament has (Image: TFL)

“The object was later deemed non-suspicious and the incident was stood down at 1.13pm.”

Express.co.uk has contacted the Met for more information. 

It comes after were called to attend reports of another suspicious package, which is not linked, in Manchester at the weekend. 

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Greater Manchester said in a statement: “At around 1.15pm today (Saturday, September 5 2020), were called to reports that a suspicious item had been found on a bus at Manchester Piccadilly bus station.

“Officers are in attendance and several roads are .

“The bus has been evacuated as a precaution and a cordon remains in place.

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’s Lambeth was reopened after the package was found to be not suspicious (Image: GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

Manchester councillor Pat Karney tweeted: “Suspicious package on a bus in Piccadilly.

“Major incident response.”

Other shoppers shared their confusion as the events unfolded throughout the afternoon. 

One user said: “Well I am very very stuck at Piccadilly gardens.

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Lambeth : The was in both directions (Image: GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

“What on Earth is going on?”

Another person said: “Worrying news from Piccadilly Gardens – hopefully it turns out to be nothing.”

A third added: “Being evacuated from Piccadilly gardens.

“Huge presence. Bit of panic. Probably sensible to stay out of town.”

Source:Daily Express :: UK Feed

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