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.
More top news
Weather: early morning forecast with Jon Mitchell
Weather: Late forecast for across the region with Jon Mitchell
Labour's new candidate in Bradford West has insisted her party is "united" following divisions over her selection process.