BREAKING NEWS: Bomb scare at the Galleria in Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 11:52 16 October 2013 | UPDATED: 12:34 16 October 2013

Police cordon near the Galleria in Hatfield

Police cordon near the Galleria in Hatfield

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A bomb scare is currently ongoing near the Galleria in Hatfield.

The GalleriaThe Galleria

A suspect package sparked the scare this morning (Wednesday) and bomb disposal experts are currently on the scene.

Comet Way is closed near to the Ramada Jarvis hotel.

A police spokeswoman said: “Officers are currently attending the Galleria shopping centre in Hatfield following reports of a device in the centre.

“Experts from the EOD [Explosive Ordnance Device] are also in attendance.

“Comet Way has been closed as are continuing with their investigation.”

The shopping centre currently remains open but the north car park is sealed off, police have said.

* Check back for further updates.


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