Bomb squad called as Peterborough road cordoned off for hours due to suspicious package

The bomb disposal unit has been called to a road in Peterborough which has been cordoned off by police this afternoon (Saturday, March 16).

Saturday, 16th March 2019, 9:30 pm
Updated Saturday, 16th March 2019, 10:36 pm

Police and the bomb squad are in New Road, Woodston, after reports of a suspicious package.

The road has been cordoned off for hours with the emergency services near the Army Reserve Centre.

A police spokesman said: "A multi-agency contingency is in place. The road will remain closed until it is deemed safe to reopen."

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The bomb disposal unit in New Road

Police are not disclosing any further information at this time.

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UPDATE

Police in New Road