Bomb disposal team called to Huntingdon after reports of suspicious package
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Shops were evacuated and the High Street cordoned off after a suspicious package was discovered in Huntingdon today (Saturday).
Cambridgeshire police were called at about 12.15pm by staff at Santander following reports that a suspicious package had been discovered in the bank branch.
A spokesman for police confirmed that officers had attended and that staff at Santander and at neighbouring shops had been evacuated and the High Street sealed off.
A team from the RAF’s specialist bomb disposal unit was also called to attend.
According to reports, the package was removed and a controlled explosion carried out. The High Street re-opened to shoppers at about 4pm.