Suspicious Package in Truro

A large section of Truro City Centre has been cordoned off following the discovery of a suspicious package.

Truro bomb scare: full report

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

Camera in lunch-box causes bomb scare

The suspicious package in Truro. Credit: ITV Westcountry

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!

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