Harlesden latest: Flats evacuated after two suspicious devices found in empty apartment under refurbishment
Flats in north London have been evacuated after two “suspicious devices” were found at an empty apartment under refurbishment.
Terror cops have been informed and a block of flats evacuated after the suspicious devices were found at an address in Harlesden on Wednesday morning.
Police were called to a flat in Craven Park Road at about 9.30am.
Officers said two suspicious devices were found in an unoccupied flat, which was in the process of being refurbished.
Police are currently at the scene while the devices are recovered.
A spokesman for the police confirmed the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command has been informed and “is working closely with the borough while this incident is assessed”.
In a statement, officers said: “Police were called to an address in Craven Park NW10 at 09.34am on Wednesday, 21 November to reports of two suspicious devices found in an unoccupied flat which was in the process of being refurbished.
“Officers are at the scene. As a precaution, the block of flats has been evacuated and local road closures are in place whilst officers look to safely recover and remove the devices from the flat.
“No arrests, enquiries continue.