Bomb scare investigation

Police closed Walkerith Road near Morton due to a suspicious package G110526-1c
Police closed Walkerith Road near Morton due to a suspicious package G110526-1c

AN INVESTIGATION into a bomb scare is still ongoing after a ‘suspicious package’ was found in Walkerith, near Gainsborough.

Experts safely removed the package after a member of the public found on the side of Walkerith Road in Gainsborough on the morning of Wednesday 25th May.

Police attended the scene, secured the road and closed it off . The package was safely removed by specialists by midnight and the road was reopened.

Lincolnshire Police spokesman James Newall said: “Forensic investigations are still ongoing and we will release any information as soon as we have established what the package was, as well as the source of it.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police on 0300 111 0300.