Bomb squad searches property in Derbyshire street

Police officers were spotted in Godfrey Drive, Kirk Hallam – and a man has been arrested

A bomb disposal team has been helping police search a house in Kirk Hallam.

Officers were spotted outside a property, in Godfrey Drive. Police said a 44-year-old man has been arrested.

Derbyshire police spokeswoman said: “There is nothing to suggest the safety of the local community is at risk, or that this is a terrorist-related incident.

“Godfrey Drive has not been closed and no-one has been evacuated.”

A picture taken by a resident showed several police cars in the street as well as a van marked “bomb disposal”.

Police officers and forensic investigators still remain at the scene in Godfrey Drive, Kirk Hallam.

Our reporters at the scene say they have seen several items removed from a property as investigation work continues.

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Source: DerbyTelegraph