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London’s Oxford Street Closed as Police Examine Suspect Package

August 16, 2012

Oxford Street in central London was partially closed and evacuated as police investigate a “suspicious package” in the area, said Rob Singh, a Metropolitan Police Service spokesman.

He declined to comment on the likelihood of a controlled explosion.

To contact the reporter on this story: Sofia Horta e Costa in London at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Mark Gilbert at

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