Bomb scare in MoBay

Observer Reporter

Friday, July 29, 2005

Print this page Email A Friend!


MONTEGO BAY, St James - Operations at the Bank of Nova Scotia on St James Street in Montego Bay were disrupted yesterday following reports that a bomb had been planted in the building.


A number of stores in the vicinity of the bank also closed their doors as the police were called in and proceeded to conduct a search of the area.



"There was an anonymous caller who reported a bomb would have been set off at 2:00 pm. Our bomb disposal unit checked the area and nothing was found," Superintendent Warren Clarke told the Observer yesterday.



The anonymous call was received at about 1:15 pm, according to the Constabulary Communication Network officer for the parish Constable Peter Salkey. On arrival at the scene, the police cordoned off the area while they detoured traffic going into the square and did their search.



ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT