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Man arrested, Police station evacuated in Northallerton

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12:17pm 2nd September 2014

Police are currently dealing with an incident at Northallerton Police Station following the discovery of a suspicious package.

As a precaution staff have been evacuated from the station as well as from two adjacent buildings. The road outside the station has also been temporarily closed pending the arrival of an army team from Catterick Garrison to check the package

Officer say they want to reassure local residents and visitors to the town that the incident is being dealt with professionally and the risk to the public is believed to be low.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is being questioned in custody.

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