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Suspicious package sent to Levenmouth police station

An investigation is under way after a suspicious package prompted the temporary closure of a police station in Fife.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue service were called in to assess the item which arrived at Levenmouth police station in Sea Road, Methil, at about 10:10.

Police Scotland said it had been established that were was "no risk to the public."

Inquiries are now being carried out to establish who sent the package.

A police spokeswoman said the package was not explosive and that bomb disposal experts were not alerted.

She added: "Following analysis of a suspicious package sent to Levenmouth Police Station on Tuesday 17th January, it has been established the item is of no risk to the public.

"An investigation is now under way to identify the sender and establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident."

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