Police have spent a second day carrying out forensic examinations of homes in York and North Shields.
Forensic searches have been carried out at houses in York and North Shields by officers investigating the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence
The disappearance of Claudia Lawrence sparked an investigation that has been running for more than five years.
Officers working on the Claudia Lawrence case are carrying out their investigations at The Acomb pub in York.
This comes after detectives arrested a local man on suspicion of perverting the course of justice earlier today (Wednesday 23rd July).
A 59-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of the murder of missing Claudia Lawrence, from York, has been re-bailed as enquiries continue. North Yorkshire Police said the investigation was very much active and there was still a possibility that further arrests could be made.
Police have cordoned off the semi-detached home of 59-year-old Michael Snelling, the man they arrested last week on suspicion of the murder of York University chef Claudia Lawrence.
Mr Snelling was released on police bail after a day of questioning by detectives investigating the disappearance and suspected murder of Miss Lawrence in March 2009. Last week forensic specialists searched Mr Snelling's home and garden in York and also another property in North Shields.
Mr Snelling's home is now cordoned off with police tape and a police incident support van is parked on his drive.
Forensic searches at properties in York and North Shields are expected to continue for a number of days, as police investigate the disappearance of chef Claudia Lawrence.
Last night a man named locally as 59-year-old Michael Snelling was released on bail following his arrest on Tuesday. Kenny Toal reports from North Shields.
Forensic teams are continuing to search a house in North Shields in connection with the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence.
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 properties in North Shields and York are expected to continue for a number of days, as police continue to investigate the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence.
The chef, who worked at York University, went missing in 2009. on her way to work.
North Yorkshire Police have released a 59-year-old man on bail following his arrest yesterday, in connection with search for Claudia Lawrence.
Suzy Cooper, one of Claudia Lawrence's best friends, says it has been a been a difficult time for Claudia's family and friends.