Unexploded device found at property in Barrowcliff; residents evacuated, bomb disposal team on way

Police are currently at the scene of an incident in Scarborough which has resulted in the closure of the road.

By Steve Bambridge
Thursday, 28th May 2020, 2:20 pm
Updated Thursday, 28th May 2020, 2:22 pm
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During a search at a property in Barrowcliff Road earlier today, officers discovered an old unexploded device.

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A cordon is in place. Neighbouring residents have been evacuated from their homes as a precaution and are being moved to a nearby school as a place of safety.

It is understood that the Wreyfield Drive shops have closed as a precaution.

The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) are currently on their way to the scene and members of the public are asked to avoid the area.