Lincolnshire

Man wanted over Lincolnshire shopping centre evacuation

Scott Rowen Image copyright Lincolnshire Police
Image caption Lincolnshire Police are looking for Scott Rowen, 27, in connection with the incident

A man is wanted by police after a shopping centre was evacuated when people suffered breathing problems.

Emergency services were called to the Hildreds Centre in Skegness, Lincolnshire on Tuesday "to a report of an unknown substance," police said.

Lincolnshire Police said they were looking for Scott Rowen, 27, in connection with the incident.

A 25-year-old man arrested on suspicion of a public order offence was released on bail.

A number of fire engines and a hazardous materials team attended the scene. Police said no injuries were reported and they had "no further information" on the substance involved.

The centre was reopened following the incident.

Image caption A number of fire engines and a hazardous materials unit were sent to the centre

Follow BBC East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Send your story ideas to yorkslincs.news@bbc.co.uk.

Related Topics

More on this story

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites