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Police seal off area surrounding suspected explosives

Police have evacuated a number of homes in Telford after the discovery of suspected explosives at a property.

The discovery was made this morning while police carried out a search warrant at the property in Leonards Close, Donnington.

A man in his 40s has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently being questioned by police.

Police have sealed off the area around Leonards Close and evacuated 100 homes as a precaution Credit: Viewer
Explosive experts are at the scene after police discovered suspected explosives and firearms this morning Credit: Viewer
Evacuated residents are being taken to a local leisure centre until officers have ensured the area is safe Credit: Viewer

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