Man arrested for possessing explosive material on Leeds estate

Police swooped on a Leeds housing estate on Bank Holiday Monday after reports of suspicious material in a house.

Dufton Approach, Seacroft
Dufton Approach, Seacroft

A bomb disposal team was pictured on Dufton Approach in Seacroft and there was a large police presence as a property was searched.

West Yorkshire Police confirmed that items have been seized from the address and a 38-year-old man has been arrested for possession of explosive substances.

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The force stated that the incident was not terror-related and the investigation has established there was no threat to the wider public or local residents.

Enquiries are ongoing.