MI6 building in central London cordoned off by police

 
Caitlin Morrison
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The MI6 building houses Britain's foreign intelligence agency

The MI6 building in central London has been cordoned off this afternoon as police investigate a suspect package.

A Met Police spokesman said local officers were on the scene at a building in Vauxhall, and no other details will be disclosed.

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has been contacted for comment.

A number of roads in the surrounding area were closed this afternoon, but have now reopened.

TV presenter Eamonn Holmes was caught up in the disruption earlier today:

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