The Met Police confirmed the package was non-suspicous.
“Officers attended and nearby [roads] were closed.
“The object was later deemed non-suspicious and the incident was stood down at 1.13pm.”
Express.co.uk has contacted the Met Police for more information.
It comes after Police were called to attend reports of another suspicious package, which is not linked, in Manchester at the weekend.
Greater Manchester Police said in a statement: “At around 1.15pm today (Saturday, September 5 2020), Police 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 closed.
“The bus has been evacuated as a precaution and a cordon remains in place.
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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.
“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 Police presence. Bit of panic. Probably sensible to stay out of town.”
Source:Daily Express :: UK Feed