London hospital thrown into lockdown as armed Police called due to a security alert

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A hospital has been thrown into Police lockdown  a ‘security alert’.

Armed police officers from the Met’s SO15 rushed to St Thomas’ Hospital near  Westminster. 

Officers have  also blocked the River Thames crossing in both directions.

A Spokesman for the Met Police said: ‘Police are dealing with a security alert at St Thomas’ Hospital, SE1. We will provide further info when known.’