Female London Olympic stadium guard arrested with explosivesMarch 31st, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.31 (ANI): A female London Olympic stadium security guard was arrested this week on suspicion of possessing explosives.
The 40-year-old dog handler was taken into custody after her vehicle was searched in the Pudding Mill Lane car park. Police said the incident was not thought to be terror-related.
Scotland Yard said the woman had a ‘very small amount of explosive substance’ that was being forensically examined.The suspect is in custody at a London police station.
Another car was stopped and searched but nothing was found in the car and the driver was not arrested.
An Olympic Delivery Authority spokesman said robust measures were in place to ensure the safety and security of the Olympic Park.
A spokesman for the Olympics security provider G4S said they are taking the breach of operational processes very seriously and assisting police with regard to the incident. (ANI)
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