Friday, March 6, 2015 - 12:50
Suspicious package in police station forces Breda evacuation
The police station on Chasseveld in Breda had to be evacuated around 10:00 this morning after the discovery of a suspicious package. According to a police spokesperson, the package was discovered by a janitor on a toilet. I passerby supposedly placed it there while using the bathroom, Omroep Brabant reports. The surrounding buildings, including a gym and a ABN Amro bank, were also evacuated. The area around the police station was closed off and traffic redirected. https://twitter.com/NaaktgeborenJ/status/573782273100742656 https://twitter.com/NaaktgeborenJ/status/573786125854248960 At around 11:30 a.m a special explosives dog entered the police station with the bomb squad. They found that the package posed no danger and everyone was allowed back to their offices around 12:10 p.m. The contents of the package is still unknown.
The police are investigating how someone managed to enter the police station with a suspicious package and leave it on the toilet.
#Breda Chasseveld Voorwerp is veilig, ook pand is veilig. Afzettingen opgeheven, panden mogen weer gebruikt worden. Einde berichtgeving— Politie Breda eo (@POL_Breda) March 6, 2015