03 December 2019 17:01
The Angel taped off by police over 'unattended bag' Police at the scene in Goswell Road. Picture: @anna_michaux Archant Police locked down Goswell Road and evacuated buildings while they investigated an "unattended bag". Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. You may also want to watch: But the Met has now confirmed it is "non-suspicious" and Goswell Road has reopened. Islington Police tweeted: "Police cordons were in place due to an unattended bag on a bus in Goswell Road #Islington reported at around 2.30pm.
This security alert has now been cleared and is non-suspicious." Have you been evacuated? Call Lucas at the Gazette newsdesk on 07785 616244. ES News email The latest headlines in your inbox Enter your email address Continue Please enter an email address Email address is invalid Fill out this field Email address is invalid You already have an account. Please log in Register with your social account or click here to log in I would like to receive lunchtime headlines Monday - Friday plus breaking news alerts, by email Update newsletter preferences People have been evacuated and others "told to avoid windows" along a major road in Islington during a "security alert". Emergency services closed part of Goswell Road, with TfL saying police are responding to a security alert near Angel Tube station.
A TfL spokesman added: "A1 Goswell Road is blocked between City Road and Wakley Street due to an emergency services incident." People in the area took to Twitter to say they had been evacuated during the incident on Tuesday. Nazmia wrote: "We've just been evacuated from college as has another building on Goswell Road." Another added: "Whats happening on Goswell Road in Islington? My auntie is at work and has been told to stay away from the windows." A police spokesman said later confirmed cordons were in place "due to an unattended bag on a bus in Goswell Road". "This security alert has now been cleared and is non-suspicious," he added.