BOMB SQUAD

29/9/2016

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Source - STUFF

Officers are investigating after an item of concern was found.

The New Zealand Defence Force bomb squad has detonated a "suspicious" suitcase found in Auckland's CBD.

A police spokesman said the squad used a controlled explosion on the suitcase found next to a rubbish bin on the corner of Quay St and Gore St on Thursday evening.

Police cordoned off a large area of the lower Auckland CBD after being alerted to the item at 5.18pm.

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