Henderson Police station evacuated - 10 January 2014
Henderson Police station
Friday, 10 January 2014 -
The Henderson Police station has been
evacuated after a member of the public has come into the
front counter with a mortar shell.
The bomb squad is
currently on the scene assessing the item.
being diverted and motorists are asked to avoid the
-Sel Peacock Drive
This is the second such incident
in a week at the Henderson Police Station and Police urge
anyone who finds an item like this to leave it where it is,
and notify the
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