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Controlled explosion on Middlesbrough package

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A controlled explosion was carried out on a suspicious package found in Middlesbrough.
Police were called out after the package was found next to the town hall at 1415 GMT.
A 140m (459ft) cordon was set up around the scene with a stretch of Albert Road closed.
A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said after the explosion the contents of the package were examined and found to be non-suspicious.