Suspicious package found on University of Manchester Campus outside Arthur Lewis building
It was found around 4:30
A suspicious package has been found on the University of Manchester campus.
The package, allegedly a suitcase, was reported to UoM Security shortly after 16:30. PPE student Sion Davies said it was found outside the Arthur Lewis (Social Sciences) building. A section of Bridgeford Street has now been cordoned off by security.
Suspicious package found on Manchester University grounds. Campus security on the scene. pic.twitter.com/LDpvpFAsZA
— Cllr Siôn Davies (@Ceidwadwr) June 1, 2017
UoM Security said that they were unable to comment, as it was now a police matter and that they didn’t know how long the area would be cordoned off for. However, no buildings have yet been evacuated.
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