Staff left terrified after bomb hoax at supermarket – Regional

STAFF were left terrified after a bomb hoax at a Hampshire supermarket.

Thursday, 2nd May 2019, 9:23 am
Updated Thursday, 2nd May 2019, 9:33 am
Ian Nicholson/PA Wire

Police rushed to the Tesco store in Easton Lane, Winnall, at around 10pm on Monday, before detaining a 23-year-old, who had threatened staff.

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But despite being arrested on suspicion of making a bomb hoax and a public order offence, the male was let off with a conditional caution on the basis he writes a letter of apology to the store.

A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘The incident has been treated as an isolated one with no wider risk to the store or local community.’

He was released with no further action.