Package in Edinburgh bar was not a bomb, officers confirm
- 5 November 2013
- From the section Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland
Bomb disposal experts who were called out to deal with a suspicious package found in an Edinburgh bar have confirmed it was a false alarm.
Officers were called to the bar on The Shore in Leith at about 20:30 on Monday. The area was evacuated and several roads were cordoned off.
Police Scotland said the bomb squad "safely disposed of the package".
The package was found not to be a bomb. Police Scotland have appealed for information about who left the package.