Part of Preston train station evacuated
A train was evacuated at Preston train station after a suspicious item was found on board, say British Transport Police.
Police were called to the station on Wednesday, October 4 following the report.
The train and platform were partially evacuated by Virgin train staff.
The suspicious item, which was found to be a water bottle, was later deemed to be safe.
A spokesman for British Transport Police said: "We responded to reports of a suspicious item on board a train at Preston.
"As a precaution, Virgin train staff conducted a partial evacuation of the train and platform.
"A suspicious item was found in the toilets of a Virgin train.
"Upon closer inspection the item (a water bottle) was declared safe."