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IKEA evacuated after bomb threat

Staff find suspicious note in building

Never have there been so few cars outside the Gentofte IKEA (photo: Henrik Johansen)
February 10th, 2016 8:29 am| by Christian W
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The big IKEA warehouse in Gentofte just north of Copenhagen was evacuated by the police yesterday evening following a bomb threat.

The alarm was sounded just before closing time at 20:48 after IKEA personnel alerted the authorities to the situation.

According to Martin Tang, the officer on duty at Nordsjælland Police, the staff found a suspicious note in the warehouse.

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There weren’t many customers in IKEA at the time, but those who remained were told to vacate the building.

The police subsequently searched the area with dog patrols.