York counter terrorist operation: Man arrested

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the possession of documents likely to be useful to a terrorist.

The arrest in York was part of a planned operation by Counter Terrorism Policing North East.

A bomb disposal unit was called during a search of a property in the Boroughbridge Road area in the city, officers said.

A number of residents were evacuated for a short period.

The arrested man remains in custody, while roads in the area have reopened and a cordon has been lifted.

Source: bbc.co.uk

A bomb disposal unit was called to Boroughbridge Road in York. Image via BBC/Google

A bomb disposal unit was called to Boroughbridge Road in York. Image via BBC/Google

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