An army bomb disposal unit has returned to a flat near Wakefield city centre after unknown chemicals were found during a police search last night.
Forensics officers are also at the property in Westgate End while some of the streets surrounding it are still closed to pedestrians.
It comes after a 41-year-old man with links to the flat was arrested in Leeds.
Police say the centre of Wakefield has now re-opened after a man was arrested yesterday.
Several routes - including the A642 Westgate End Road - had been cordoned off.
Officers say chemicals were found in a house and the incident is not terror related.
Police say that parts of Wakefield are still closed due to an on-going incident in the Ings road and Westgate area. The incident is following the arrest of a man yesterday on suspicion of a drug-related offence. Officers say chemicals were found in a house and the incident is not terror related.
The A642 Westgate End is closed between Alverthorpe Road and A642 Westgate / Parliament Street. Also affecting A638 Ings Road Westbound between A636 Denby Dale Road / Denby Dale Road and Back Lane and A638 Quebec Street Southbound between A642 Westgate / Parliament Street and A636 Charlesworth Way.
Access to the A642/A638 is also blocked on Alverthorpe Road, Plumpton Road, Lawefield Lane and Chald Lane.
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