Suspicious object found at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, not a threat. This is stated in the message the local police Department on Twitter.
The police revealed that the subject was “incredibly similar” to the explosive device but the bomb squad came to the conclusion that it is not dangerous. Currently, the inspection of the stadium continues.
Earlier at the stadium conducted a controlled explosion of a suspicious object discovered in one of the sectors before the match 38-th round of the championship of England football between Manchester United and Bournemouth.”
On the recommendation of the police, the game was cancelled and people evacuated from the stadium. Old Trafford is the home stadium of the club “Manchester United”.
“The cancellation of the match on the day fixed is a last resort, and while we apologize for the inconvenience, we are confident that in such circumstances, the fans will understand the need for such measures”, — stated in the English Premier League.