Teenager, 18, held in bomb squad probe quizzed by police

A St Annes teenager quizzed by police after builders found '˜suspicious material' while renovating a Blackpool house has been released pending an investigation.

Thursday, 3rd May 2018, 11:34 am
Updated Thursday, 3rd May 2018, 11:36 am
Bomb disposal and police at a property in Endsleigh Gardens in South Shore

Up to 50 properties had to be evacuated from Endsleigh Gardens, South Shore at 8.15am on Wednesday. The 18-year-old was held on suspicion of possessing an explosive substance.

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A number of items were recovered from the address.

He has now been released under investigation.

Bomb disposal and police at a property in Endsleigh Gardens in South Shore