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Plane searched at Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Photo: ITV News Granada Reports

Police in Merseyside have confirmed that officers attended Liverpool John Lennon Airport this morning following reports of a suspicious item.

At around 10.15am, a suspicious item was seen on a plane due to fly out of the airport, and the captain requested passengers disembark so that airline staff could search the plane as a precaution.

A police spokesperson said:

No items that posed any risk to passengers were discovered and at around 11am they were allowed to re-board the flight, which is continuing its journey.

– Merseyside Police