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A SUSPICIOUS package left at Victory Gate, at the entrance to the Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth, turned out to be a tourist’s lost property.

Police were called to the scene at 2.32pm today by MOD police officers who had spotted the abandoned black suitcase.

MOD officers also deployed their explosives dog to check out the case, which had a tag reading LHR on it.

Ten minutes later, the owner came to collect the bag and the operation was called off.