A man has been charged after placing a hoax bomb in Bolton.
Helmat Ahmed (02/08/85) of Derby Street, Bolton, was charged with the offence of placing a hoax bomb and was remanded in custody to appear before Bolton Magistrates’ Court today.
On Wednesday 5 November 2014, a suspicious package was found Queen Street in Bolton. Officers from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit attended and after a controlled explosion and assessment, the package was confirmed not to be an explosive device.
GMP would like to thank the public for their patience whilst this matter was resolved and apologise for any inconvenience caused.