Controlled explosion carried out on suspicious package in Wetherby

At 11:30am today (1 July 2011) West Yorkshire Police received a report of a suspicious package being found in a cafe on the Shambles, .

A 100m cordon was set up in the area and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) attended and carried out a controlled explosion on what has now been confirmed as an innocuous item.

A 20-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of causing a public nuisance.


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