OLD TRAFFORD EVACUATED; GAME CALLED OFF AFTER 'SUSPECT PACKAGE' FOUND

Old Trafford evacuated; Game called off after 'suspect package' found

Source: express.co.uk
Date: 15th-may-2016 Time:  2:30:08 pm

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The mtach between Manchester United and Bournemouth has been abandoned after two stands were evacuated. 

Security staff ordered the evacuation around 15 minutes before kick-off following reports a suspect package had been found in the Stetford End. 

Security teams with sniffer dogs are patrolling the ground. 

Thousands of fans have been evacuated as officials called the game offPA

Thousands of fans have been evacuated as officials called the game off

A suspect package was found in the North West Quadrant of the groundPA

A suspect package was found in the North West Quadrant of the ground

Stewards guided fans out of the stadium

REUTERS: Stewards guided fans out of the stadium

Fans in the Stetford End and Sir Alex Ferguson stand were asked to leave their seats moments before club bosses ordered the entire stadium to be evacuated. 

Manchester United confirmed a suspect package was found in the North West Quadrant of the ground minutes before kick-off.

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