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Oxford street reopened following discovery of ‘suspicious package’

A street in Oxford city centre has been reopened after it was closed this morning following the discovery of what was believed to be a suspicious package.

Thames Valley Police were called to Speedwell Street just after 9am to reports of a suspicious package found on a bus.

Police spokesperson Anne Tugwell, said: “The bus was evacuated and Speedwell Street closed temporarily.

“The package was found to be a bag which had been left on the bus, and did not contain anything suspicious.”

The street has now since reopened and the incident has been dealt with.

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