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.