Paul Lancaster, General Manager: “We would like to reassure our customers that we are open for business as usual.
“We are aware of the rumours circulating on Twitter that Lakeside Shopping Centre could be a target for looting by a small number of individuals.
“Although there is no confirmed truth behind these rumours, we are taking this threat seriously and are working alongside the police to keep up to date on the situation and assess it as it unfolds.
“The safety and security of our customers and staff is a top priority and we will continue to work alongside the police and act on their advice. Currently we are open as usual.”