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A Cherbourg College Evacuated after a Suspicious Package

Charcot College, located in the city centre of Cherbourg, was evacuated Tuesday morning after a suspicious package was discovered. A security perimeter has also been set up around the college. It was a false alarm.

Shortly before 7.30am this morning, a case like that we can find on motorcycles was discovered before the Charcot college, in the city centre of Cherbourg. The warning was given to the police, who quickly established a security perimeter around the college.

The people inside the institution and the students that had began to arrive were evacuated to the Chantereyne room, located nearby. The college has 191 students.

Students were evacuated from the Charcot College after the discovery of a suspect package
Charcot college students were collected by class in the Chantereyne room. | Kevin Orchard

After investigation of the Caen bomb squad, it was found not be a threat.  The security perimeter has been lifted and in turn the students and college personnel could reach the college at 10 am.

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