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12 October 2011, 20:04
A cordon set up by police in Plovers Way in Bury St Edmunds earlier after potentially dangerous chemicals were found at a house has now been lifted.
Last night, Tuesday 11th October, a 21-year-old man from Bury St Edmunds was arrested on suspicion of arson and blackmail.
A residential property was then searched and potentially dangerous chemicals found inside. A 100m cordon was set up and the bomb disposal squad called as a precaution.
Police will remain on scene at the house overnight and further searches are planned for tomorrow.
The 21-year-old man remains in custody at the Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre.
Bury St Edmunds: Bomb Squad Called to Chemical Discovery
Wednesday October 12th, 16:44:03
Police have set up a cordon in Plovers Way, Bury St Edmunds following the discovery of potentially dangerous chemicals.
Bomb experts have been called to Plovers Way after chemicals were found inside a house which could be potentially dangerous.
Officers arrested a 21-year-old man from Bury St Edmunds last night, Tuesday 11 October on suspicion of arson and blackmail. He remains in custody at the Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre.
A 100m cordon has been set up and the bomb disposal squad has been called as a precaution.
There is no information at this stage to say an evacuation of the area is necessary, however residents within the cordon are currently being advised to remain inside their properties.