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Man charged following nightclub bomb hoax

News   •   Jul 27, 2021 10:00 BST

Officers investigating a bomb hoax made to a nightclub in central London have charged a man.

David Rodgers, 37 (25.03.87), of Figtree Hill, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, was charged with communicating a bomb hoax on Monday, 26 July. He is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, 27 July.

At 21:14hrs on Friday, 23 July police received a report of a possible suspicious item at a nightclub in Villiers Street, WC2.

Specialist officers attended and carried out a thorough search. Nothing suspicious was found and the report was deemed a hoax. The incident was not treated as terrorism.