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North Yorkshire Police said there is a "possibility of further arrests" in the case of missing chef Claudia Lawrence.
"As investigations continue with the possibility of further arrests to be made, all sections of the community and the media are reminded and encouraged to respect the rights of others, including those connected to the case," the force said in a statement.
"To date, nobody has been charged with any criminal act emanating from this case," police stressed.
Forensic searches at "relevant properties" in North Shields and York are expected to continue for a number of days as police investigate the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence.
"Every effort will be made to minimise disruption to local residents and the public affected by this work," North Yorkshire Police said.
The comments came as 59-year-old Michael Snelling was released on conditional bail following his arrest on suspicion of murdering Ms Lawrence.
Michael Snelling has been released on conditional bail following his arrest in the Claudia Lawrence case.
The 59 year old was arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the chef's disappearance.
ITV News understands that 59-year-old Michael Snelling will be released on bail this evening.
He was arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the disappearance of chef Claudia Lawrence.
Police searching a house in York in connection to the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence have been seen lifting paving-stones in the back garden.
A 59-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of the murder of Claudia yesterday (Tuesday).
The police have taken a sniffer dog into the North Shields home of the missing Claudia Lawrence suspect.
Two houses 100 miles apart have been searched by police after a man was arrested on suspicion of murdering missing university chef Claudia Lawrence.
Neighbours said his car was seized also as police officers began a search of the semi-detached property.
The 59-year-old man, named locally as Michael Snelling, was arrested yesterday morning at a house in North Shields, Tyneside, on suspicion of murdering Miss Lawrence, who went missing in York in March 2009.
The spokesman for Claudia Lawrence's family said there was "still a long way to go" in finding out what happened to the chef.
Martin Dales said in a statement:
Anyone with information should call 101 and select North Yorkshire police if not in their area.
More than five years after Claudia Lawrence disappeared, a man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering her.
Police are continuing to question a 59 year old man. They also seized a car and are searching a house close to where Claudia Lawrence lived.
Her mother has spoken to ITV News of her shock that an arrest has finally been made.
From York, ITV News Correspondent Damon Green reports
ITV News understands that the 59-year-old man named locally as Michael Snelling was arrested this morning in the North Shields area not in York, and his car was seized by police.