Police are searching a house on Burnholme Grove, in York. The semi-detached house is about half a mile from Claudia Lawrence's house.
A police van was parked outside the property and a number of forensic science officer could be seen inside in white overalls.
The house, which has a drive and pebbled front garden, is about half-way down a quiet cul-de-sac.
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