Suspicious package in Royal Mail alert

Published Thursday, 25 July 2013
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A suspicious package, which was found at the Royal Mail building in Belfast city centre, has been taken away for further examinations.

Suspicious package in Royal Mail alert
Police officers seal off the scene of the alert. (© Presseye)

The alarm was raised at the Tomb Street offices on Thursday morning.

Staff were evacuated as army bomb squad officers carried out tests on a suspicious object.

A number of items have been recovered from the scene.

The PSNI said: "The army examined a suspicious package discovered in the Royal Mail offices. A number of items have been taken away for further examination. Police enquiries are continuing."

Police said the security alert has now ended and the area has been reopened to traffic.

© UTV News
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2 Comments
Stewart in Belfast wrote (364 days ago):
Manager must have have found a loop and didnt know what it was lol
Old enough to remember in Bomb torn Belfast wrote (364 days ago):
Oh Great ! BOMB SCARES, roll on 1980 Will we ever learn ?
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