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21st Oct, 2021

IN PICTURES - Mystery surrounds closure of Redditch's Kingfisher Centre

Redditch Editorial 15th Sep, 2021

THIS was the scene earlier at the Kingfisher Centre after an evacuation earlier today.

Picture by Marcus Mingins 3721007MMR1

The centre closed around midday with Redditch Police saying it was ‘dealing with an ongoing incident’.

Picture by Marcus Mingins 3721007MMR5

There was much speculation on social media about a threat being made and there was a large police presence at the venue.

Picture by Marcus Mingins 3721007MMR2

The shopping centre reopened around 3pm.

Picture by Marcus Mingins 3721007MMR4

The Standard has contacted both the Kingfisher Centre and West Mercia Police to establish what happened and is awaiting comment.

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