Police called to suspicious package at UEA - but it turns out to be a deep fat fryer
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Police were called to reports of a suspicious package at a Norwich university - but it later turned out to be a deep fat fryer.
Police confirmed they were called to Chancellors Drive at the University of East Anglia campus at about 8.30am on Thursday morning.
There had been reports that a suspicious package had been left on a number 25 First bus at the university.
But investigation revealed that the item was in fact a Tefal deep fat fryer.
During the incident, vehicles and pedestrians were kept away from the bus, with the Bluebell Road entrance to the university closed.
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Members of the university's security team were also on scene.
The road had reopened by 9.20am.
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