UK police evacuate square in Bolton after report of suspicious package

Reuters News
Posted: Sep 04, 2017 8:15 AM

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Monday they had evacuated Victoria Square in the northern English town of Bolton after they received reports of a suspicious package.

Greater Manchester Police said on Twitter that a precautionary evacuation was being carried out in the square and a 200-meter cordon was in place.

(Reporting by Paul Sandle; editing by Kate Holton)