Suspect package in Buxton sparks security alert

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A BOMB disposal team was called to Buxton this morning (Friday) following the discovery of a suspicious package.

Police were alerted to the find at the Health and Safety Laboratory, based in Harpur Hill, at around 10.15am.

“They received a package which they believed was suspicious and the area was evacuated until the bomb squad was able to examine it,” a Derbyshire police spokesperson confirmed.

The package was found not to be suspicious, and the all clear was given shortly after 1pm.