Suspicious package outside the front gates of Downing street, Westminster- area cordoned off.
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Police have cordoned off Downing street and close Whitehall after they spotted a suspicious package near the Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s office.
Shortly before 11:00hrs on Wednesday, 8 September, officers on duty in the vicinity of Downing Street noticed a discarded item on Whitehall. A cordon has been put in place while an assessment is carried out to determine whether the item is suspicious.Met Police Statement.
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