Scarborough bomb scare: Police swoop on construction site as explosives found

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Officers remain the scene, near Field Lane, in Scalby near Scarborough this morning. A controlled explosion of a suspected explosive device was carried out at a construction site near Field Lane, Scalby

A man in his 40s was arrested in connection with the incident remains in police custody.

The device is thought to be inert. However, the area has been cordoned off to keep people safe and officers are working with experts at the Ministry of Defence.

Police have also conducted searches in the area to ensure there is no risk to the public.

Enquiries are ongoing.

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