Officers made two arrests today in connection with burglary allegations that sparked today's incident in Torquay. Police discovered what's been described as an unexplained device at the terrace house, while on a separate investigation.
The Royal Navy bomb squad was called to Falloway Close at lunchtime, but since then crime officers and CID have moved in to investigate.
No controlled explosion has been carried out.
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