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****UPDATE 5.30pm****Road closed in Scarborough due to ongoing incident

Last modified: 28 May 2020 at 05:57pm

The incident in Barrowcliff, Scarborough, has now been brought to a safe conclusion. The EOD has removed the device from the property and taken away for examination. The cordon has been lifted, the road has re-opened and residents have returned to their homes.

Police are currently at the scene of an incident in Scarborough, which has resulted in the closure of the road.

During a search at a property in Barrowlciff Road earlier today, officers discovered an old unexploded device.

A cordon is in place. Neighbouring residents have been evacuated from their homes as a precaution and are being moved to a nearby school as a place of safety.

The EOD are currently on their way to the scene and members of the public are asked to avoid the area.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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