Police reassure public after second suspicious package in Peterborough is harmless

Police at the scene at the junction of Lincoln Road and Westgate - Photo: George Bisla

Police at the scene at the junction of Lincoln Road and Westgate - Photo: George Bisla

Police in Peterborough were called to reports of a second suspicious package in Peterborough this afternoon.

Officers were called to a car park at the junction of Lincoln Road and Westgate close to the Megabite takeaway at 12.25pm.

A suitcase was found and evaluated but has been deemed non-suspicious by officers.

More on this morning’s bomb scare and evacuation of Peterborough city market here