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Police force entry to builder's van parked outside Bromley station

A road was closed and specialist teams called in after a suspicious van was abandoned outside a police station.

A witness said explosives specialists were called in after the white van was parked on the pavement outside Bromley station in the early hours of the morning.

A suspicious van parked outside Bromley Police station. Picture: UKNIP
A suspicious van parked outside Bromley Police station. Picture: UKNIP

But after forcing entry to the back all officers found was a ladder and a Henry Hoover.

A spokesman for the Met said: “At approximately 2.40am officers attended a suspicious vehicle close to Masons Hill in Bromley.

“The vehicle was found to be non-suspicious.

“Roads were temporarily closed but have since reopened.”

They confirmed a controlled explosion was not carried out.

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