August 3, 2009

Ashes 2009

Security threat stops lunch

Andrew McGlashan

Security guards formed a perimeter around the team dressing rooms and the entrance to the Eric Hollies Stand after a threat was reportedly phoned into authorities during the final day of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston. A thorough search was conducted and a section of the grandstand evacuated around the lunch break. No suspicious packages were found, and the all-clear was given after 30 minutes.

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