Harvester in Portsmouth evacuated after suspicious item left behind

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A CITY restaurant was evacuated following reports of a suspicious item in the venue.

The Harvester, in Eastern Road, Portsmouth, was emptied of customers on Tuesday night after the alarm was raised.

Portsmouth police were sent to investigate what happened.

A statement to The News on Twitter confirmed someone had left some of their property behind.

Police have assured there was no risk to anyone at the venue.