A POOLE surgery was evacuated and appointments were cancelled this morning after a bomb threat was made, according to reports.

Police were called to the Parkstone Health Centre in Mansfield Road just after 11.50am.

A spokesperson from Dorset Police said: "Staff made the decision to evacuate the premises. Officers attended to carry out searches and enquiries are ongoing to establish the origin of the threat.

"A search has been carried out and no evidence of any explosive device has been found.

"People are now being allowed to return back to the building and staff have been given safeguarding advice."