September 4, 2017 / 12:16 PM / a year ago

UK police say cordon in Bolton lifted, package not suspicious

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Monday that a cordon in Victoria Square in the northern English town of Bolton had been lifted after a package at the site was found to be not suspicious.

Greater Manchester Police had earlier evacuated the square as a precautionary measure while they investigated reports of a suspicious package.

Reporting by Paul Sandle; editing by Kate Holton

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