The bomb squad was sent to John Lennon Airport in Liverpool this evening after a suspect package was found
An incident at Liverpool John Lennon airport has caused a ‘security alert’.
Passengers are reportedly being kept on their flights due to the incident.
A spokesperson for the airport said that it was a police incident.
A spokesman for Liverpool John Lennon Airport said: “Earlier this evening a suspicious package was found at the airport.
“As a precautionary measure the terminal was evacuated and the Army Bomb Disposal Team were called to undertake further investigation.
“The incident has now been stood down and officers remain at the airport to provide reassurance to the public.
“Following this, the area was declared safe and passengers are now returning to the terminal. Operations are resuming as normal, though there may be some disruption as a result.”
Liverpool John Lennon Airport confirmed a suspect package was found earlier this evening pic.twitter.com/Gsejbfq8w7
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