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Police have cordoned off Bromford Lane after a suspicious package was found Getty

Police in Birmingham have closed parts of Bromford Lane in West Bromwich after a suspicious package was found. As a precaution, a 100m cordon is in place until the contents of the package are identified. Motorists are advised to avoid the area. The road has been shut between Farnhurst Road/Drews Lane and St Margarets Avenue/Fairholme Road.

UPDATE: The suspicious item has turned out to be...bedding! Road closures are now being lifted.