A student from City and Islington college said he had been evacuated from the college. He tweeted: “Got evacuated from college because of a bomb threat.” Another also said on Twitter: “Apparently there’s a bomb threat in Angel Islington?!??
“#Islington had to evacuate school.”
Bomb sniffer dogs are at the scene and a video shared on Twitter shows a heavy police presence.
Goswell Road has been cordoned off.
It is understood the fears are over an “unattended bag” found in the area.
The news comes as London has been on high alert following last week’s London Bridge terror attack, which saw two people killed before police shot the knifeman dead.
More to follow…