Bomb disposal teams are at a hotel in North Yorkshire after reports that workmen have uncovered an explosive device.
North Yorkshire Police have put a 200m cordon around the Talbot Hotel in Yorkersgate, Malton after they were called out at 4.25pm this afternoon.
Public are advised to avoid the area.
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