- There was a security scare at the Emirates stadium on Tuesday, August 14
- The Emirates is the home of Premier League club Arsenal
- Police were called after a suspicious package was found and had to close the roads
Police were on Tuesday morning, August 14, called to visit Arsenal's Emirates stadium after being alerted to a suspect package in which roads were closed.
The security were forced to close off part of the Benwell Road after a suspicious package was found.
According to the report by Mirror UK, the issue was swiftly dealt with at the Emirates stadium.
Although Arsenal have refused to comment, but those who live in the surrounding area have been told the issue has been dealt with and there is no reason to be alarmed.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Premier League champions Manchester City began their 2018/19 campaign with a 2-0 victory over Arsenal at the Emirates stadium in a Super Sunday match.
Englishman Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva scored the two goals that condemned Arsenal to a defeat in what was Unai Emery's first Premier League game in charge.
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