Bomb scare in Nelson

A police car.
Photo credit: Newshub.

A police spokesperson has confirmed the suspicious package was not a bomb, but rather stereo equipment.

Police were called to the scene in a commercial area of Nelson's CBD on Thursday afternoon, following reports of a suspicious package.

The block between Rutherford St, Bridge Street and Montgomery Street was evacuated.

Cordons have been removed.

Newshub.

 

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