Suspicious letter delivered to Holyrood Palace

POLICE are investigating after a suspicious letter was delivered to The Palace of Holyroodhouse this afternoon.
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Holyrood Palace

Staff raised the alarm after receiving the letter shortly after midday.

Officers were immediately deployed along with firefighters and investigations are ongoing.

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The road outside the palace was cordoned off by firefighters.

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Police are investigating

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police in Edinburgh were called to the Palace of Holyrood House around 12.05pm on Wednesday 7th June after reports were received that a suspicious letter had been delivered.

Emergency services are in attendance and enquiries are ongoing.”