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'Unexplained device' found in Torquay

Police have cordoned off part of Torquay after finding an 'unexplained device' in a garden.

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Residents expected to return home in 'the next two hours'

Officers were called for an unrelated matter earlier on today at one of the addresses locally and whilst they were conducting their inquiries they came across some items that have given them some cause for concern as a result of that with safety of the public paramount we've called in expert help to make sure those items are safe and those inquiries are ongoing and in the next two hours we should be able to get people back into their houses."

– Insp Richard McLellan, Devon & Cornwall Police

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