Parliament evacuated today, after a “suspect package” found at a visitor centre.

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Part of the Palace of Westminster was evacuated following a security alert[GETTY] 

The Met Police confirmed they had dealt with a security alert at the Palace of Westminster, but officers have now “been stood down”.Twitter users were quick to post photos of deserted roads outside Parliament, following the area being cleared.

The suspect package is believed to have been discovered while going through an X-ray scanner in the main visitor centre near Westminster Hall

The suspect package is believed to have been discovered while going through an X-ray scanner in the main visitor centre near Westminster Hall, according to reports.People were later allowed back in to Parliament, with traffic flowing again through Westminster.No arrests have been made.

Via – http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/483482/Parliament-evacuated-suspect-package-alert

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