Bomb scare in King's Lynn

Police and firefighters were called into King's Lynn this morning following a bomb scare in the town centre.Cordons were set up around the magistrates' court, near Saturday Market Place, as officers investigated a suspicious package left in the building.

Police and firefighters closed-off part of King's Lynn town centre this morning following a bomb scare.

Cordons were set up around the magistrates' court, near Saturday Market Place, as officers investigated a suspicious package left in the building.

The parcel, which had been posted through a letterbox, was later found to contain a child's watch.