Lorraine Kelly in bomb threat plot as package with her name on sparks evacuation

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Lorraine Kelly was reportedly named on a suspicious package which sparked evacuation at ITV studios and pulled two major daytimes shows off air.

It is believed that the Scottish presenter was the intended recipient of a box which was picked up by security staff before it reached her.

The package sparked a mass evacuation at Television Studios on Thursday afternoon (March 10) which pulled This Morning and Loose Women off air.

Holly Willoughby, Phillip Schofield and Charlene White are just a few stars which were ushered from the west London studio as police arrived to carry out a full investigation.

The Sun reports that Lorraine was "very concerned" at the prospect at being a potential target.

It remains unclear what was inside the package.

A source told The Sun: ""Word quickly got around that whatever the box contained, it was addressed to Lorraine.

"Everyone at ITV loves her – so people were upset and very concerned over the whole incident. Fortunately everyone is safe, but it shakes everyone up."

A spokesperson for ITV said: "Due to a suspected security alert, the building which ITV daytime broadcast from was safely evacuated.

"The issue has been resolved and staff have returned to the building following the all clear from the police. We apologise for the interruption to the schedule and we have now returned to normal programming."

A spokesperson told for Metropolitan Police said: "At 11:14hrs on Thursday, 10 March, police were called to reports of a security alert at Wood Lane, White City.

"It was reported a suspicious item had been discovered. The area was evacuated as a precaution and White City and Wood Lane tube stations were temporarily closed.

"The incident was stood down shortly before 12:49hrs. An investigation is ongoing."

ITV viewers were left scratching their heads earlier in the day as a pre-recorded emergency segment of Phillip and Holly played out instead of a live edition of This Morning.

Loose Women, which is filmed at the same television studio as This Morning, was also replaced by pre-recorded footage.

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