Homes evacuated in Oldham over ‘suspicious package’

Homes in Oldham were evacuated as emergency services responded to reports of a “suspicious package”.

The alarm was raised at around 11.00am yesterday (6 February) in Bow Street.

Police said several homes were evacuated as a precaution whilst officers investigated.

The area between Bow Street and Yorkshire Street was cordoned off and explosive ordnance experts were called to the scene.

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