Bomb scare at Manawatu Prison
Fri, 03 Aug 2012 3:21p.m.
Manawatu Prison is in lock down mode after reports a petrol bomb had been planted inside.
A police spokesperson confirmed they had been called out to the prison, south-west of Palmerston North but couldn’t comment further.
An anonymous caller rang the police and told them there was a bomb hidden in the prison, the Manawatu Standard reports.
The prison is reportedly locked down while police search the cells.
A spokesperson from the prison offered no comment on the issue.
“It’s departmental policy not to comment on bomb threats,” they said.
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