A number of buildings at the University of Glasgow have been evacuated after a suspect package was found in the mailroom.

A tweet from the university said it was acting under advice from Police Scotland.

The Royal Bank of Scotland HQ at Gogarburn in Edinburgh was also evacuated after similar reports.

A Police Scotland statement said: “Around 10:50am, on Wednesday 6 March 2019, police received two reports of suspicious packages found at the University of Glasgow and the Royal Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh.

“Emergency services are in attendance and both buildings have been evacuated. At this stage there is nothing to link these incidents. The items will be examined and enquiries are ongoing.”

University Gardens and part of University Avenue have also been cordoned off by police.

Read more here – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-47471043

 

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