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BREAKING: Man arrested following fake train bomb scare

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A man has been arrested at Hinckley station in Leicestershire following a security alert this afternoon.

Officers say they attended the scene following reports of a security alert on board a train at around 13:30.

As a precaution, the train was evacuated whilst enquiries were made and a suspicious item which was on board the train was examined and found not to be suspicious.

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of communicating false information alleging the presence of a bomb.

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