Suspicious package in police station forces Breda evacuation

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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.

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.

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