Rescue operation under way as Metropolitan Police reports a number of injuries at London's Apollo Theatre after roof apparently collapses.
A rescue operation is under way after part of a balcony in the Apollo theatre in London's West End is thought to have collapsed during a performance, trapping people inside, according to eyewitnesses.
Police confirmed they were called to the theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue shortly after 8.15pm.
A spokesman said: "There is a report of a collapse in the building itself."
It is believed some people may have been injured in the collapse, which occurred during a performance of The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time.
Eyewitnesses said they saw people being escorted out of the building, covered in dust and debris.
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