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Panic caused by hoax bomb threat in Barnsley

Sunday August 23 2015

A MAN has been arrested for making a hoax bomb threat at the Alhambra Centre in Barnsley town centre.

Staff received a call from the man saying he had placed a bomb in the shopping centre at around 12.20pm on Sunday, August 23.

The Alhambra Centre was evacuated and police officers carried out an extensive search.

A man from Kendray was arrested and is currently helping police with their enquiries.

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Reply Posted by Tina smith on Sunday August 23 2015 at 16:02
Can't believe it!.. I was there when this occurred with my 3 children!.. Why would anyone want to do something like this?..what kind of world do we live in?.. My youngest daughter was extremely upset...all the security guys checking in every nook and cranny..under all garments in clothes shops...good job this was a hoax...we could of been amongst something from hell!!...thank you to WAB to keeping us informed!...