Royal Mail bomb squad incident: Student in court as police reveal reason for explosion scare

Police have revealed why suspicious package fears in Filton prompted a controlled explosion.

Specialist officers, police dogs and an army bomb disposal unit evacuated Gloucester Road’s Royal Mail sorting office in the early hours of Friday (September 11).

Investigations led officers to believe the parcel had been moved to Bath, where a controlled explosion was carried out on Friday afternoon as a precaution.

Now Metropolitan Police have explained the incident was thought to be connected to a case which has seen an international business management student appear in court.

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Source: Bristol Live