Residents evacuated from homes after gas leak in Ripon

Residents in Ripon were evacuated from their homes after a gas leak.

Oak Road, Ripon. Picture: Google.

Police said the action in Oak Road was taken "as a precaution" this morning, after gas was found at one property.

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At around 9.40am, officers said residents could return to their homes.

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Residents were evacuated after gas was found at a property. It has now been made safe and residents can return."