Roads closed in Brownhills after suspicious package found

Police sealed off roads around a town centre this afternoon following reports of a suspicious package.

Roads closed in Brownhills after suspicious package found

Officers were called at 11.40am after concerns were raised over an item on the side of the road near the Miner Island in Brownhills.

Lichfield Road, Chester Road North, Pelsall Road, Silver Street and High Street were all closed until the all clear was given just before 1pm.

Twitter user Richard Rawlinson provided updates from the scene:

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