Yeovil's Lidl store evacuates shoppers after malicious phone call

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By abbie_yeovil | Friday, February 15, 2013, 17:26

Shoppers were evacuated from a Yeovil store today after staff called police.

Workers at Lidl, on Lyde Road, alerted officers at around 2.50pm after receiving a "malicious phone call".

Wayne Baker, Avon and Somerset Constabulary spokesman, said: "Police have arrested a man for making a malicious phone call to a Yeovil store this afternoon.

"It followed the decision by the store in Lyde Road to evacuate the premises as a precaution after receiving the call. The store was re-opened shortly afterwards.

"The man is currently being questioned by police."

If you were at the store and took pictures or would like to comment on the evacuation of Yeovil's lidl, e-mail abbie.whitehouse@thelocalpeople.co.uk or tweet us @YeovilPeople

      

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