Sutton street evacuated following bomb scare

A busy high street in Sutton was evacuated on Friday after a suspicious package was found.

Monday, 10th October 2016, 11:35 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 6:53 pm
Welbeck Street in Sutton was evacuated on Friday evening following a bomb scare, picture Sam Lavender

Police responded to a report of a suspicious substance at premises on Welbeck Street.

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A Nottinghamshire Police spokesman said: “Old Chapel House and properties in the immediate vicinity were evacuated as a precaution.”

A 16-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of threats to carry out criminal damage. He has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.