The Metropolitan Police in London have responded to a situation that they are “dealing with an incident” on the London Bridge.
Witnesses at the scene told the BBC that a white van ran into pedestrians on the bridge.
Metropolitan Police have tweeted that they have officers on scene, and are asking people to avoid the area.
Photos from the scene show heavy police presence on the bridge.
This is a developing story, and will be updated as more information comes in.
Updated at 6:17 p.m. 6/3:
Eye witness accounts from the BBC report that at least five or six people were hit by a white van on the London Bridge, and that several people were being treated by paramedics.
The Metropolitan Police have also confirmed that they have responded to another incident at Borough Markets, where they have sent armed police.
Updated at 6:40 p.m. 6/3:
The BBC has reported that the police are searching for three suspects in relation to the Borough Market incident.
Press Secretary Sean Spicer has tweeted that the President has been briefed on the incident and will continue to provide updates.
Updated at 6:50 p.m. 6/3:
Metropolitan Police are responding to a third reported incident at Vauxhall, they confirmed via Twitter, which is in a separate part of the city. Metropolitan Police have also posted instructions in the case that someone is caught in the situation, which can be seen immediately below.
Metropolitan Police have also tweeted and confirmed that shots had been fired in Borough Market.
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