Residents evacuated after 'suspicious package' found on Chorley estate

An estate in Chorley was reportedly evacuated after a 'suspicious package' was found.

By Sean Gleaves
Friday, 6th May 2022, 8:05 pm
Updated Friday, 6th May 2022, 8:13 pm

Residents in Kirkstall Close were reportedly evacuated after a “suspicious package” was found at around 5.30pm on Thursday (May 5).

Pictures from the scene show the estate was cordoned off while bomb disposal crews inspected the package.

One police officer could also be seen wearing full body armour.

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An estate in Chorley was reportedly evacuated after a 'suspicious package' was found.

One resident said they were allowed back inside their home at approximately 8pm.

Lancashire Police have been approached for more information.

One resident said they were allowed back inside their home at approximately 8pm.
The estate was cordoned off while bomb disposal crews inspected the package.