UPDATE: Police cordon extended after suspected '˜handmade explosives' found at Peterborough house

A police cordon remains in place sealing off a Peterborough street after suspected explosives were found at a house during a raid yesterday, Tuesday June 21.

Wednesday, 22nd June 2016, 11:18 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:23 pm
The scene in Stokesay Court, Longthorpe, today, Wednesday, following the discovery of explosives yesterday

While arresting a 23-year-old man for assault, police found what are thought to be handmade explosives.

The bomb-squad attended the address in Stokesay Court, Longthorpe.

The police cordon has been extended to cordon off the road at its junction with Harlech Grange this morning, Wednesday June 22.

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The Bomb Squad have been called to an address in Longthorpe

The man arrested remains in custody.

The hand-made devices were removed by the bomb squad last night.

The discovery is not being linked to terrorism with a Cambridgeshire police spokeswoman stating that it is being treated as an “isolated incident.”

The Bomb Squad have been called to an address in Longthorpe