This is why Cortonwood business park was evacuated today
Police have revealed the reason Cortonwood business park was evacuated today.
Officers said in a statement that they had responded to reports of a gas leak, which turned out to be a false alarm.
Earlier, police said they were in the early stages of dealing with an incident at the site believed to involve a ‘problem with equipment’.
They said they were working with the fire service but the fire control room said they had no knowledge of the incident.
However, a short time ago, a police spokesperson said officers had responded to a report of a gas leak at a restaurant at around 5pm today.
Police attended the scene and determined that it was a false alarm, the added.