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Byline: TONY LARNER Head of News email@example.com
A MAN has been arrested after allegedly making a bomb threat on a train which was evacuated by police.
Hinckley train station was temporarily closed after the drama began shortly after 1.30pm yesterday afternoon.
British Transport Police were called to investigate a "suspicious package" on the train, which was reportedly travelling to Birmingham New Street.
One passenger tweeted: "Just had to evacuate site, some man threatened to kill everyone on a train at Hinckley train station armed police everywhere."
A 32-year-old man was later arrested on suspicion of communicating false information alleging the presence of a bomb.
A spokesman for British Transport Police said: "We were called to Hinckley station at 1.31pm today following reports of a security alert on board a train.
"As a precaution, the train was evacuated whilst enquiries were made.
A 32-year-been suspicion communicating information presence "A suspicious item which was on board the train has been examined and found to not be suspicious.
Police "The station has reopened and officers and rail staff are working to resume train services. The public are thanked for their patience.
"A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of communicating false information alleging the presence of a bomb. He has been taken to custody whilst enquiries continues.
"Anyone who witnessed what happened is asked to get in touch by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 239 of 20/09/2017."
old man has arrested on of false alleging the of a bomb.
A cordon was thrown around the station while BTP officers checked the package. It has been confirmed that the package did not contain anything suspicious.
A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of communicating false information alleging the presence of a bomb. Police
Trains at Birmingham's New Street station
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|Publication:||Birmingham Mail (England)|
|Date:||Sep 21, 2017|
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