Bomb Threat At Tesco Great Yarmouth Was A Hoax

Police have confirmed a bomb threat at the Tesco Extra in Great Yarmouth yesterday (6/3) was a hoax.

Officers were called to the store in Pasteur Road just after 4pm to reports a suspicious package was found inside.

The building was evacuated and a 100 metre cordon was put in place around the scene. Staff were moved down the road to B&Q to stay warm.

Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal officers were sent and safely disposed of the item. Further enquiries have found it was a result of a hoax call and investigations are ongoing.

The store has now been reopened, but investigations are continuing.

Chief Superintendent Bob Scully said: "Steps were taken in the interests of public safety and we thank local residents for their patience and understanding during the course of the evening. Police enquiries into this matter continue."

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