Almost 24 hours after police arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of terrorism offences a large police presence remains in the area.
Several streets in Arthur's Hill, Newcastle, remain taped off although residents evacuated have since been allowed to return to their properties.
The operation is being led by the Counter Terrorism Police, who have taken the suspect to a station in West Yorkshire for questioning.
They arrested him on suspicion of "being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of Acts of Terrorism under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000" on Tuesday morning.
A white tent can be seen in one back garden on Philip Place, with many officers coming and going as they carry out their investigations.
Lilian Held, 69, a pensioner who lives on the street, said:
A spokesperson for the Counter Terrorism Police said that there were currently no updates to the situation but there might be by Wednesday evening.
Local resident Steven Boyle, 56, who is unemployed, added: