3 Jun 2011

Suspicious package forces street closure

6:07 pm on 3 June 2011

A Hamilton street was cordoned off on Friday as police investigated a suspicious package at a branch of the BNZ.

A police spokesperson says a box was discovered at the Commerce Street branch of the bank just before 11am on Friday.

The branch was evacuated and a 100-metre cordon established.

Police lifted the cordon about 2.15pm.