Police: Weapons and suspicious package found at property in Bridlington

An empty property has been cordoned off in Bridlington after workmen reported the discovery of a number of weapons and a suspicious package this afternoon.

Police say the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team (EOD) is in attendance on West Street as well as emergency services.

Officers say some premises nearby have been evacuated as requested by EOD to allow them to assess and safely dispose of the package.

A police cordon is expected to remain in place as a safety precaution until further notice.