POLICE officers swooped on a busy road after a suspicious package was found in a bin in Rock Ferry.

Emergency services were called to New Chester Road at around 1.30pm today (Friday, October 4) following reports of a suspicious package had been seen in a public bin.

Limited road closures were put in place at the roundabout near KFC between the roundabout near the former Hotel California pub.

After examination the package was deemed not to be suspicious and the road closures were lifted at around 2.20pm.