Buildings on Borough High Street – between Southwark Street and Marshalsea Road – have been evacuated amid bomb fears.
Cops on the scene are investigating a black car parked in a bus lane as seen in the picture above.
Londoners are being urged to avoid the area.
Eyewitnesses have flooded Twitter with pictures of the chaotic scenes “full of ambulances and police”.
One Twitter user said: “Borough High Street closed, suspicious vehicle, full of police and ambulances #london #borough.”
Another added: “Something”s going down on #borough high street…just been blocked off and lots of buildings being evacuated #London.”
A MET spokesman confirmed cops were alerted to the busy London street at 7.52am.
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