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A camera, sealed inside a lunchbox caused a major scare in Truro city centre today. The box was sent by mistake to a branch of the NatWest Bank.
The city's main street was evacuated and sealed off for several hours whilst a bomb disposal squad was called in. Here's Kathy Wardle's report
A suspicious package which closed parts of Truro turned out to be a camera in a lunch-box.
The package was left inside the Nat West branch on Boscawen Street in the city centre.
Bomb disposal experts were called and surrounding roads cordoned off. But upon investigation, the package was a lunch-box containing a camera meant for the bank's head office!
Parts of Truro city centre remain closed after the discovery of a suspicious package in the Nat West bank on Boscawen Street.
A bomb disposal unit has arrived at the scene to investigate.
Boscawen Street in the centre of Truro is likely to be closed for at least two hours following the discovery of a suspicious package.
The bomb disposal unit are on their way to the scene.
Here's mobile phone footage of the cordoned off area:
A large section of Truro City Centre has been cordoned off following the discovery of a suspicious package.
The package is believed to be in the Nat West Bank on Boscawen Street, which is part of the main shopping area in the city.