A sports hall has been evacuated in Lulea, Sweden
The arena was evacuated after a bomb threat, a local official revealed.
Officers rushed to clear the Lulea Energy Arena after receiving the threat at around 8.30pm BST (9.30pm local time).
The area is home to BC Lulea, a team in the top division of the Swedish basketball league.
Witnesses said a man was seized at the scene after a confrontation with police officers.
Helen Wiklund Warell, the town's leisure manager, confirmed a bomb threat had been called in.
The evacuation took place at the Lulea Energy Arena
She said: “There has been a bomb threat. The building is clear and the police are conducting a search.
“The street is closed but the situation is under control.
“Nobody has been injure and that is the most important thing.”
Police spokesman Peder Jonsson said: “We have received a threat to a sports arena in Luleå I do not want to say what kind of threat it is about.
The Lulea Energy Arena is home to a Swedish top-flight basketball team
“An event was taking place but I understand there were not man people there.
“The primary aim was to get people out.”
He said police found “nothing” but an investigation is ongoing.
However second police spokesman said he had no information regarding an arrest.
Witnesses said police seized a man outside the arena
He said: “I have not received any information that we have handled anyone.
“I do not confirm or reject something, I have no information."
Photos taken at the scene show the sports hall sealed off with police tape.
The building has now been searched ad police said a bomb squad was not called.
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