Man arrested after bomb threat at Derbyshire police station

A man has been arrested after a bomb scare at a Derbyshire police station.

Friday, 17th August 2018, 5:58 pm
Updated Friday, 17th August 2018, 6:00 pm
A man has been arrested

Police carried out a precautionary evacutation at St Mary's Wharf police station in Derby earlier today because of a suspicious package.

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Bomb squad teams were called to the scene and the suspicious package was destroyed through a controlled explosion.

Prime Parkway, which was closed for around two hours, has now re-opened.

A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of communicating a bomb threat.