Scare at Pinderfields over abandoned suitcase

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Police were called to Pinderfields Hospital yesterday afternoon (Saturday) after a suitcase was abandoned in the entrance.

Officers attended at around 1pm and those in the hospital were not allowed to leave the premises until the area was deemed safe to exit.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said that police were at the scene for around 10 minutes, until it was confirmed the suitcase belonged to a patient.