Man arrested for possessing explosive material on Leeds estate

Police swooped on a Leeds housing estate on Bank Holiday Monday after reports of suspicious material in a house.

Tuesday, 30th May 2017, 5:23 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:15 pm
Dufton Approach, Seacroft

A bomb disposal team was pictured on Dufton Approach in Seacroft and there was a large police presence as a property was searched.

West Yorkshire Police confirmed that items have been seized from the address and a 38-year-old man has been arrested for possession of explosive substances.

The force stated that the incident was not terror-related and the investigation has established there was no threat to the wider public or local residents.

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