BREAKING: Police are responding to an 'emergency incident' at London's Oxford Circus tube station

BREAKING: Police are responding to an 'emergency incident' at London's Oxford Circus tube station

Police are believed to be responding to an emergency alert at the Oxford Circus underground station in London.

There have been reports of gunshots at the scene, while the Mail writes that "hundreds" have been evacuated from the station.

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Responding to reports, Transport for London wrote;

"Oxford Circus Station is closed while we investigate a customer incident".

People are being warned to avoid the area, while witnesses say that people were fleeing the station.