Suspicious vehicle at RAF Mildenhall prompts road closure

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A suspicious vehicle at RAF Mildenhall prompted the closure of the A1101 this morning.

Security officials were alerted by a military working dog during the routine search of a delivery truck at 8.30am.

During an inspection of the vehicle a potentially harmful substance was found.

As a result the A1101 was closed between Field Road, Mildenhall, and St John’s Street, Beck Row, and access to the base from the main gate was prohibited.

Following a thorough search of the vehicle, security personnel resolved the concerns and the road was reopened.