Wellington Place incident: Police evacuate Leeds city centre offices after 'suspicious package' found

Police have evacuated office buildings in Leeds city centre after an emergency incident.
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Emergency services, including the police, fire service, and ambulance service, were called to offices on Wellington Place this morning.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “At 9.25am, police were called to report of a potentially suspicious package that had been delivered to a building in Wellington Place, Leeds.

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“The building was evacuated for a short time while emergency services carried out precautionary checks.

“It was deemed a genuine delivery and the package proved not to be suspicious. All those evacuated have been allowed back in the building.”