Package sparks Yarmouth office alert

STAFF were evacuated from Yarmouth Borough Council's housing office in Greyfriars Way shortly after 3.30pm yesterday when an unidentified package was spotted.

STAFF were evacuated from Yarmouth Borough Council's housing office in Greyfriars Way shortly after 3.30pm yesterday when an unidentified package was spotted.

Police and firefighters were called to the scene, but the package was investigated and found to be non-threatening.

A council spokesman said the evacuation had been in accordance with their safety procedures.