A “suspicious suitcase” left lying outside Dunabr business led to the bomb squad being called out on Sunday morning.
The suitcase was found outside an Indian takeaway on Dunbar’s High Street, where three businesses were closed as a precaution after police were alerted at 9.30am.
Experts from the explosive ordnance disposal team investigated the luggage, which was found not to be a risk to the public.
A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “Officers in Dunbar responded to a report of a suspicious item left unattended on the High Street.
“A member of the public contacted the police shortly after 9.30pm on Sunday after noticing a suitcase lying on a pavement outside a takeaway.
“Upon inspection the luggage was found to pose no ongoing risk to the public and has been safely removed.
“Our enquiries are ongoing and the local community is thanked for their patience and cooperation.”