Ipswich sports centre briefly evacuated

NORTHGATE Sports Centre in Ipswich was evacuated briefly on Thursday due to an incident involving a phone call received by staff.

NORTHGATE Sports Centre in Ipswich was evacuated on Thursday due to an incident involving a phone call received by staff.

Part of Sidegate Lane was shut off after a worker at the sports centre reported the matter to police just after 3.30pm.

However after a search it was quickly established that there was no reason for concern and the sports centre and Sidegate Lane were reopened before 4pm.