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:
London traffic disruption.— Eamonn Holmes OBE (@EamonnHolmes) November 23, 2016
Police Officer has just told me a Suspicious package outside an Apt Block in Vauxhall. pic.twitter.com/Afm44O9RyE
My building, MI6 and Vauxhall bridge suddenly shut down by the police. Should I be worried? pic.twitter.com/v2iYE0F9wx— Samantha Zoe Bird (@SamanthaZoeBird) November 23, 2016
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