Stepney Green Tube station closed and Mile End road on lockdown after reports of a suspicious item

 
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Mile End Road has been closed off (Source: Steve Dinneen)

Police are investigating reports of a suspicious item found outside Stepney Green Tube station in east London.

The station is closed, and District and Hammersmith & City line trains are not stopping.

Meanwhile, Mile End Road is on lockdown as officers from the Metropolitan Police investigate.

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