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Kingston roads shut and shopping centre evacuated following bomb scare

A bomb scare in Kingston has caused a shopping centre to be evacuated and roads, including Kingston Bridge, to be closed.

Police were called just before 10am to the Bentall Centre in Kingston after a bomb threat was reportedly made in John Lewis.

The centre was evacuated, but nobody is believed to be hurt and the incident is not believed to be a terror attack.

It’s unclear when the centre or roads around it will reopen, as police investigate the incident.

The Met Police tweeted the following statement:

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