MOSCOW, may 27 â€“ RIA Novosti. In the theater “old Vic” in London, the police carried out the evacuation after reports of a security threat, writes the Independent.
According to visitors of the theater, the security staff came on stage during the performance and announced that the building is perhaps a dangerous subject.
Star Wars actor John Boyega is on stage when London’s Old Vic theatre is evacuated in bomb alert https://t.co/oRhu4TfuCI pic.twitter.com/ngQEn9dES3
â€” Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) May 27, 2017
The police said that he took the decision to evacuate after the message received on the phone. Now law enforcement authorities inspect the building of the theatre.
Were also evacuated people from nearby buildings, cordoned off nearby roads.
Area still in lockdown outside the #OldVic theatre outside @LondonWaterloo right now. Everybody is pretty tense here. pic.twitter.com/quQvTrzBnQ
â€” Quiz Britain (@Quizbritain) May 27, 2017
Later the theatre management announced in the official Twitter that the alarm was false, and thanked the audience for understanding.
The incident was found not to be suspicious. Thank you for your understanding.
â€” The Old Vic (@oldvictheatre) May 27, 2017