Birmingham Rep theatre evacuated after ‘explosion’
Part of the centre of Birmingham was evacuated following reports of an explosion, West Midlands Police said.
The force said its early investigations suggested a “technical fault” occurred in a “staff only area” of the Rep Theatre on Broad Street.
West Midlands Fire Service said it responded to a call at 20:11 GMT.
There are no reports of any injuries and police have asked people to stay away from the area.