Update: Man charged with bomb hoax offence after ignited item is thrown at Sudbury leisure centre
- Credit: Archant
A man has been charged with a bomb hoax offence following an incident at a leisure centre in Sudbury on Friday evening.
Police were called to the leisure centre at approximately 9.45pm with a report that a man had entered the premises at around 8pm earlier that evening and made threats to a staff member and thrown a small ignited item into a room.
The item was extinguished immediately and no damage was caused or injuries sustained by anyone.
James Hasler, 33, from Woodhall Road, Sudbury has been charged with a bomb hoax offence, as well as production and possession of a controlled class B drug - in this case cannabis.
He has been remanded and will appear at Bury St Edmunds Magistrates Court on Monday.
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As part of their enquiries police cordoned off an address in Woodhall Road while a bomb disposal team carried out checks. This cordon has now has been lifted.
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