A ‘SUSPICIOUS’ package delivered to a property in Rhyl sparked a major alert.

The package arrived at the Combine Cadet Centre on John Street on Tuesday, January 7 at 6.13pm.

The incident sparked a major emergency response involving North Wales Police, Welsh Ambulance and North Wales Fire and Rescue Service.

The incident concluded when a Specialist Fire and Rescue Service Crew, dispatched to the incident, established that the suspicious package did not contain anything dangerous

A spokesperson for Rhyl Sea Cadets, who use the building, said: "The Sea Cadets are aware of a suspicious package which arrived at its base in Rhyl.

"While the authorities are still trying to determine the nature of the package, we can confirm that no cadet was ever at risk and the adult volunteers due to meet last night are all safe.

"We want to thank the emergency services for their prompt actions and we urge similar units in the area to check their mail carefully."

A spokesperson from North Wales Police said: “The incident was contained to the specific building and as such there was no risk the public in the area or to neighbouring properties.

“Crescent Road and John Street were closed around the property whilst emergency services worked at the location."

Denbighshire Chief Inspector Alwyn Williams said: “We would like to reassure people that the response by the emergency services was proportionate to the information initially reported.

"Our priority was to ensure there was no threat to the wider public and thankfully this was the case.”

Police are investigating the circumstances of the incident.

Anyone with information or saw anyone acting suspiciously is asked to telephone police on 101 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.