Bomb squad called to park after suspicious item found

Police have descended on Alexandra Park in Glasgow following reports of a suspicious item.

Suspicious: The bomb squad have been called. <strong>STV</strong>
Suspicious: The bomb squad have been called. STV

A bomb disposal team called out to a park in Glasgow have said there is “no risk to the public”.

At around 8.10am on Friday, police were made aware of a suspicious item in Alexandra Park in the east end of the city.

A cordon had been put in place around an area of the park.

The explosive ordnance disposal team attended the scene and after examining the object, declared it safe.


Police inquries into the incident are ongoing. 

The park was later fully reopened.

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