Suffolk: Suspicious Package Destroyed In Explosion

21 February 2013, 11:09

Its after a suspicious package was found in some bushes along a footpath on The Street in Botesdale on Wednesday afternoon.

The Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) were contacted and a cordon was set up  Upon the instructions of the BDS a cordon was put in place and at around 2pm residents within a 100m radius were asked to vacate their properties. 

A controlled explosion was carried outon the package, which was discovered to be harmless.

Residents returned to their homes at around 6pm.