Suspicious package at Western Isles business

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POLICE were called into action this morning after a suspicious package was delivered to an industrial premises in Shawbost, Lewis.

Northern Constabulary received the call at around 10.15am today (Wednesday, April 20) and are currently carrying out enquires.

Appropriate measures to isolate the package have been taken and Police are liaising with EOD – Explosive Ordinance Disposal – regarding their attendance.

A cordon has been put in place in accordance with standard procedures to maintain public safety and access and egress to neighbouring properties is limited and is being managed by Police in attendance.