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Goswell Road incident: Buildings evacuated and 'people told to avoid windows' during security alert near Angel Tube station

People are being evacuated and others have reportedly been told to avoid home windows alongside a significant highway in Islington during a “security alert”. 

Emergency companies have closed a part of Goswell Road, with TfL saying police are responding to a security alert near near Angel Tube station.

A TfL spokesman added: “A1 Goswell Road is blocked between City Road and Wakley Street due to an emergency services incident.” 

People within the space took to Twitter to say they’d been evacuated during the incident on Tuesday. 

Nazmia wrote: “We’ve just been evacuated from college as has another building on Goswell Road.”

Another added: “Whats happening on Goswell Road in Islington? My auntie is at work and has been told to stay away from the windows.”

Met Police has been approached for additional particulars. 

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