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Oxford Circus station evacuated as multiple police officers rush underground

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London’s Oxford Circus underground station has been evacuated, with police officers recorded running down the station stairs.

Several emergency service vehicles have also been pictured at the scene in the centre of the capital.

Officers were seen sprinting out of a police van and down the steps, into the tube station.

The station was shut as officers dealt with an incident, MyLondon reports.

Multiple police cars were seen in the area.

Passengers were asked to leave the station as police arrived just after 5.30pm, according to reports.

One witness said they had been asked to leave the underground station while police dealt with an incident involving a person.

Police were later seen taking a man wearing a mask and no shoes up the steps of the Tube station.

A video posted on social media showed a man being taken into an ambulance by the emergency services.

The station has since reopened.

The street is famous for its shopping and is home to many flagship retail stores, which have been shut during Britain’s second national lockdown.

Oxford Circus is the third busiest underground station on London’s network, with 84.1million passenger journeys each year.

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