Services slowly resume at Lincoln City Hall following bomb scare

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Services have resumed with some continued disruption at City Hall in Lincoln after police were called to deal with a ‘suspicious bag’ in the customer services area yesterday afternoon.

After the building was evacuated and a controlled explosion was carried out by Explosive Ordinance Disposal, police confirmed there were no suspicious contents in the bag.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

A number of roads were closed off surrounding the building off Beaumont Fee.

An Eyewitness told The Lincolnite a backpack had been left unattended in the reception area and those waiting were asked to leave by security guards.

The City of Lincoln Council posted on social media following the incident that services would be returning to normal on Tuesday, November 29, but that a backlog was expected following the alert.