Armed police have been stood down and two London Underground stations have reopened following reports of gunshots being fired at Oxford Circus.
Police say they received reports of shots being fired in a number of locations near Oxford Street, saying there was “significant” panic.
Officers said they had not located “any trace” of any suspects, evidence of shots fired or causalities.
Oxford Circus and Bond Street Tube stations have both reopened.
Bond Street Tube station had been closed to prevent overcrowding.
British Transport Police said one woman sustained a minor injury while leaving Oxford Circus station.
The Met said police had not located any other casualties.
BBC reporter Helen Bushby said she had seen a “mass stampede” of people running away from the station.
People had been “screaming and crying,” she added.
She spoke to a group of young women at Topshop, on Oxford Street, who said people had dropped their shopping and ran as quickly as they …