Student Accommodation evacuated after suspicious device’ is found in Stratford

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 Emergency services have been called following the discovery of a suspect device in Stratford.

Students have been evacuated from the accommodation block on Westfield Avenue after components of a ‘suspicious device’ were discovered in a room by staff.

Bomb disposal experts, Police, London Ambulance Service and Police have all been just after 3pm on Sunday afternoon.

A large cordon has been put in place whilst the suspect device is examined by specialists

The Met Police have been approached for comment.


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