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Police station cordoned off as bomb disposal unit deals with 'suspicious package'

PUBLISHED: 18:31 21 March 2019 | UPDATED: 07:31 22 March 2019

The Royal Logistics Corps Bomb Disposal Unit at a previous incident in Norfolk. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The Royal Logistics Corps Bomb Disposal Unit at a previous incident in Norfolk. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

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The bomb disposal unit has been called to a Norfolk police station after a suspicious package was handed in by a member of the public.

Police have been investigating a Police have been investigating a "suspicious package" that was delivered to Aylsham Police Investigation Centre. Picture: Archant

A cordon was put in place around Aylsham Police Investigation Centre, with traffic being prevented from accessing Banningham Road at its junction with the A140.

Norfolk police said a member of the public handed in the package at the station at about 3pm on Thursday, March 21).

A police spokesman said the person found the item in a field at Dunns Lane in Hainford, which is north of Norwich.

The spokesman said an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team were called to the scene in Aylsham.

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