Package sparks bomb fear in Colchester town centre

Gazette: Package sparks bomb fear in Colchester town centre Package sparks bomb fear in Colchester town centre

BOMB disposal experts were scrambled to Colchester town centre after a suspect package was reported outside a bank.

Police sealed off Crouch Street after the discovery was made at Lloyd’s bank around 9.45am on Friday.

Bank staff and other businesses in the area were evacuated.

Balkerne Hill was also closed to traffic.

The road was re-opened after a harmless package was removed from the area shortly before 10.30am.

See Monday’s Gazette.

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6:22pm Fri 6 Dec 13

All_talk_no_action says...

Turned out to be a half eaten kebab
Turned out to be a half eaten kebab All_talk_no_action

2:06pm Sat 7 Dec 13

Catchedicam says...

If it had been a bomb, it might have saves the council a few bob in 'redevelopmnet' costs round there..
If it had been a bomb, it might have saves the council a few bob in 'redevelopmnet' costs round there.. Catchedicam

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