Bomb hoax at Dunedin airport under investigation

Dunedin Police continue to investigate a bomb hoax that led to the partial closure of Dunedin Airport yesterday, Sunday 17 March.

A black bag, described as a laptop bag, was made safe by experts from the New Zealand Defence Force.

It is believed that the bag was brought into the airport by a person climbing over an external set of fences on Centre Road.

This occurred at some stage between 11.30am and about 6.15pm.

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