Police give ‘all clear’ after Otley bomb scare

Have your say

POLICE have given the all-clear after a bomb scare saw several homes evacuated in Otley today.

It is understood a member of the public reported a suspect package to police at about 12.30pm.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: “Experts from the army examined the package and found that it was an innocuous item.”

Residents in the Newall Mount area were being allowed back to their homes and nearby roads were being re-opened at around 4.15pm.

Costa Coffee owner Whitbread has provided an update for the City.

Costa sales slow as Whitbread signals new era of coffee drinking