'Bags of clothes' forced closure of Milton Keynes shopping centre

An unattended bag of clothes was the reason for a lengthy evacuation of the Centre MK on Monday.

Monday, 8th April 2019, 3:29 pm
Updated Monday, 8th April 2019, 3:37 pm
The Centre MK

However, the Centre MK have confirmed the 'suspicious packages' were in fact bags of clothes.

They tweeted: "We are pleased to report that the police have confirmed the unattended bags contained clothes and the cordons are now being removed. Thanks to Thames for their quick response and all our customers for their support."

The Centre MK
Police cordon around Centre MK