NI Royal Mail delivery office evacuated after discovery of suspicious package

A Royal Mail delivery office was evacuated for a time this morning following the discovery of a suspicious package.

By Gemma Murray
Wednesday, 8th January 2020, 9:49 am
High Street, Omagh - Google maps
High Street, Omagh - Google maps

Emergency services were called to the premises in Omagh after the discovery of the package.

A PSNI spokesman said: "Police received a report of a suspicious package at premises on High Street in Omagh at 8:05am this morning (Wednesday, 8th January).

"Enquiries revealed it was nothing untoward. "

Royal Mail said staff were evacuated in line with policy and procedure and returned to work after a police investigation.

"The office is operating as normal," a spokesperson said.