London's Oxford Circus underground station evacuated, armed police on the scene 4 years ago

London's Oxford Circus underground station evacuated, armed police on the scene

Officers are responding to reports of an incident at Oxford Circus station.

Reuters have reported that London's Oxford Circus underground station is being evacuated and that armed police are on the scene.

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Jim Waterson, Political Editor at Buzzfeed, has said that it's "unclear what's going on around Oxford Circus but lots of people running away from the underground station, people screaming and running into shops, lots of sirens and police on streets."

The station is closed while officers investigate the incident. All trains are not stopping and paper tickets will be accepted on local buses.

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Here's some footage from the scene.