Houses evacuated as bomb squad called to suspected explosives haul in Selby

Bomb disposal experts have been called to deal with explosives believed to have been found in a rural outbuilding in North Yorkshire.


Officers from North Yorkshire Police were called to an outbuilding at Railway Cottages, in Barlow, Selby, today at around 9am.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

A member of the public alerted police to what is thought to be a quantity of explosive material.

A police cordon has been put in place and neighbouring properties have been evacuated while army bomb disposal experts make their way to the scene.

A police spokesman said: “The army’s bomb disposal unit has been contacted to ensure the material is safely dealt with.”