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Golders Green station evacuated after vehicle found abandoned in car park

PUBLISHED: 09:52 25 July 2016 | UPDATED: 12:02 25 July 2016

Golders Green station was evacuated after security alert  Pic credit: @im725555

Golders Green station was evacuated after security alert Pic credit: @im725555

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Golders Green station was evacuated by police at around 7am this morning after a vehicle abandoned in the car park caused a security alert.

Police cordoned off the station on Finchley Road and buses were placed on diversion as a precautionary measure.

Barnet police said on twitter that the station was closed as they were “dealing with an abandoned vehicle in Golders Green Road junction with Hoop Lane” - but they have now said tests found the vehicle was “not suspicious”.

Underground services are running again and roads are reopening.

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