No real information on the man arrested.
‘Burka-clad white man’ is arrested after police detonate suspect package in Watford town centre
A man wearing a niqab is escorted by a police officer after being arrested in connection with an incident in Watford town centre, following the detonation of a suspicious package
- Hertfordshire police were called to town’s main shopping area after 11am
- They received report that a suspicious item was found outside Travelodge
- Man wearing full-length niqab was allegedly carrying children’s rucksacks
- Police confirmed it had destroyed a suspicious package this afternoon
A ‘burka-clad white man’ has been arrested after police detonated a suspect package in Watford town centre.
Officers were called to a street close to the Hertfordshire town’s main shopping area just after 11am today following reports a suspicious item had been found outside a Travelodge hotel.
The man is believed to have been carrying two rucksacks – one branded with children’s TV character Peppa Pig – although it is not known whether these were the ones destroyed.