LATEST: Dominos in Preston evacuated after ‘suspicious device’ found

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A Preston takeaway was evacuated after a 'suspicious device' was found in a bin.

Dominos pizza in Deepdale Road was evacuated after reports of a device being found inside a bin close to the store on Saturday night.

Dominos is located between St Stephen’s Road and St George’s Road.

Deepdale Road was closed in both directions while Preston Police investigated the incident.

A Dominos spokesman said: "We just know that a package was found in the bin outside so store. Staff safety being paramount we were evacuated."

Police arrived at the scene shortly before 10pm, followed by the bomb disposal team at around 11pm, where a remote controlled device was used.

Picture from @ShoaibPatel on Twitter

Picture from @ShoaibPatel on Twitter

Lancashire Police have since confirmed that the device was not dangerous.