‘Suspicious package’ sparks evacuation in Wallis Park, Northfleet
PUBLISHED: 11:12 21 September 2017 | UPDATED: 11:55 21 September 2017
A police cordon has been put in place
Buildings have been evacuated in Northfleet after the discovery of a “suspicious package” on Thursday morning.
Police were called to Wallis Park at 8.22am following the report.
A spokesperson from Kent Police said: “Officers have established a cordon and evacuated nearby buildings as a precaution. Explosive Ordnance Teams from the Ministry of Defence attended the scene and carried out a controlled explosion.
“The package was subsequently found to be non-suspicious.”
The cordon has been set up to stop people getting in to Wallis Park via Grove Road and College Road.
We have approached the MoD for comment.