Bomb squad called to Glasgow park over suspicious package

The bomb squad are in attendance at a Glasgow park after reports of a suspicious package in the grounds.

Alexandra Park. Picture: TSPL

A cordon has been put in place at Alexandra Park, in the Dennistoun area of the city, and the entrance at Provan Road has been sealed off by police as a precaution while they investigate the package.

The nature of the suspect item has not been disclosed.

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A Police Scotland spokeswoman told the BBC:

"At about 8.10am, police received a report of a suspicious item within Alexandra Park.

"As a precautionary measure, a cordon has been placed around an area of the park."

She added: "The EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) are currently at the scene to examine the item."