Man arrested over bomb hoax threat at Barnsley shopping centre

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Police in Barnsley have today arrested a man on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat at a shopping centre.

The Alhambra Centre in the town had to be evacuated after staff received a call from a man saying he had placed a bomb there.

They contacted police at 12.20pm and officers carried out an extensive search.

A man from the Kendray area has been arrested and is currently helping police with their enquiries.