Bomb threat in central Oxford proved false


St Giles and Little Clarenden street were reopened at 11:10 today following a bomb scare in the area.

Police and the army had shut off roads around the location, with buses and people turned away while a bomb disposal unit investigated the threat.

Sniffer dogs were seen entering the Army Careers Office, and employees mentioning a “suspicious package”. According to reports on the scene, the package was  x-rayed by a bomb unit, and may have been a “bag of paperwork”

The police are not currently giving comment.



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