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SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE: A controlled explosion took place at Garston Station 

 Published on: 16th December 2020   |   By: Amneet Kaur   |   Category: Uncategorized

A controlled explosion at Garston Station was carried out after a suspicious package was found at the premises.

The incident took place on November 25 at around 11.34am following reports of the package.

The area was cordoned off at both sides of the station and police were present at the scene.

Specialist officers also attended the controlled explosion.

Witnesses mentioned the presence of army vehicles when the incident was taking place.

A spokesperson from British Transport Police (BTP) said the incident was not deemed to be hazardous and that  there was no risk to the public.

BTP  are still investigating into it.

The incident also caused some disruption as trains into Garston stations were cancelled for the time being.

Picture credit: David McKenzie/Google Maps

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