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There are reports that four people have been taken hostage at Tottenham Court Road in central London.
Hundreds of people have been evacuated from surrounding buildings.
Armed police are at the scene and the area is at a standstill.
Police have only confirmed that it is not a terrorist incident and "a man who is causing a disturbance and criminal damage at an office building".
Originally posted by TruthxIsxInxThexMist
reply to post by CX
lol.... HGV License??
Surely that would not send someone over the edge!!!!!!!
Originally posted by Rising Against
Edit: Apparently he's going nut's in there, throwing computers out the windows, throwing furniture around, trashing the place etc - We've just been shown images of something rather large and heavy being thrown too.edit on 27-4-2012 by Rising Against because: (no reason given)
Someone's chucking stuff out of the window of an office on tottenham court road #tcr street evacuated
The Metropolitan Police said the man had a grievance against the company. The office building houses news website The Huffington Post UK. Joaqam Ramus, who works at nearby Cafe Fresco, said before being evacuated: "There was talk of a bomb and somebody having a hostage in a building.
A very sad situation and I hope it ends peacefully.