BREAKING: Bomb scare at Gloucester Docks
A bomb scare closed off part of Gloucester Docks this lunchtime.
A suspect black luggage bag, abandoned in the Victoria Basin, was checked out by police officers.
Security guards turned people away from the area while an investigation was carried out.
A boater from the basin phoned police after finding the suspect bag.
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But by 12.30pm police had opened the bag and didn't find anything suspicious.
They are now tracing the owner.
One security officer said: "There was nothing there in the end. They are looking for the owner now."
Citizen reporter Mike Wilkinson, who lives in The Docks, said: "It caused quite a stir in the Victoria Basin for a while as there were a lot of shoppers and tourists about."