London's Oxford Circus Station Evacuated; Armed Police on Scene

U.S. News

LONDON (Reuters) - London's Oxford Circus underground station in the heart of the British capital's main shopping district was evacuated on Friday evening as armed police swooped in to tackle an unspecified incident, a Reuters witness and police said.


Oxford Circus: Two men quizzed after Tube panic

BBC News

Two men have been interviewed by detectives after an altercation at a central London Tube station created mass panic on Friday, police have said.


Oxford Circus panic: Pair released after police questioning

BBC News

Two men questioned over an altercation that sparked panic in London's Oxford Street on Friday have been released without charge, police have said.


UK police seek to question 2 men over Oxford Circus panic

FOX News

LONDON – British police want to question two men who may have sparked a panic when they had an altercation on a busy subway platform at the heart of London's Oxford Street shopping district.


The Latest: UK police: 'shots fired' at busy London station

FOX News

British police say they have responded to reports of "shots fired" in and around Oxford Circus subway station, but have not located any casualties. The busy station has been closed and police have told people in the area to take shelter in stores. The Metropolitan Police says officers were called just after 4:30 p.m. to "a number of reports of shots fired on Oxford Street and underground at Oxford Circus tube station." Police say officers have not found any casualties. The force says it is responding "as if the incident is terrorist related" -- but has not said whether they believe it is.