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Kenton incident: Evacuation lifted as package deemed ‘non-suspicious’

This afternoon, residents in Kenton faced a brief moment of tension as a suspicious package was reported to the police.

The incident occurred in Christchurch Avenue around 6:30pm, leading to the evacuation of nearby houses and a large police presence in the area.

Worries were swiftly put to rest as authorities efficiently assessed the package and determined it to be non-suspicious. A Met Police spokesperson confirmed the outcome, stating, “The item was quickly assessed as non-suspicious and cordons have been lifted.”

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Residents in Kenton returned to their homes, relieved and grateful for the swift response from the police. The incident concluded by 7pm, leaving no harm done.

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