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King’s Lynn hospital evacuated after discovery of suspect package

todayNovember 26, 2021 14

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Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital was partially evacuated this afternoon following the discovery of a suspicious package.

But bosses say the area is now open again after the item was found not to be a “credible threat”.

Hospital chief executive Caroline Shaw said a short time ago: “This afternoon we declared an incident on site following the discovery of a suspicious package.

Police were sent to Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital following the discovery of what was thought to be a suspicious package.
Police were sent to Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital following the discovery of what was thought to be a suspicious package.

“We immediately evacuated the surrounding area to ensure everyone’s safety and are pleased to confirm that this was not a credible threat and the area is now re-open.

“We are working with local police to establish the circumstances surrounding this incident.”



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