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Army bomb squad items and police rushed to Tory MP Jeremy Quin’s workplace in Horsham after a suspect machine was found.

Sussex Police, fireplace and rescue have been on the scene with fireplace engines and a bomb disposal car.

The bundle is believed to have been delivered to the Conservative Association in Gough House, Horsham yesterday.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police confirmed they have been known as a couple of suspicious bundle within the early afternoon on June 13.

They mentioned: “We received a report of a suspicious package at a premises in Madeira Avenue, Horsham, at about 2.40pm this afternoon.

“Police and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal staff are presently on the scene.”

They added: “If anybody within the space has issues, they will communicate to an officer on the scene, or name 101. Further updates will probably be offered in the end.”

Mr Quin reassured there was “no trigger for alarm” as he noted in a statement his office had immediately contacted the police after spotting the package.

He said: “After the receipt of a suspicious parcel at my Horsham workplace earlier in the present day the police determined that the incident needs to be escalated and specialists from the Explosive Ordinance Disposal staff have been known as in.

“It is still under investigation but there is no cause for alarm and the incident is being thoroughly and professionally addressed.”

The Horsham MP insisted he felt lucky to serve his constituents however reiterated the significance of taking potential threats critically.

Mr Quin additionally thanked emergency companies for his or her fast response.

He added: “It’s a huge privilege to engage in public service but sadly in the world in which we live incidents of this nature always have to be taken seriously.

“I’m very grateful to the emergency companies for his or her immediate actions and persevering with work to make sure public security.”

https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1911007/Tory-MP-office-bomb-disposal-device-found