Elvet Riverside and Elvet Crescent has now been re-opened. Previously, policemen had evacuated the area ans the roads had been closed off. This is due to the handing in of ‘explosive devices’.
Durham University Police tweeted at 16:39:
Those already inside Elvet Riverside had been urged to remain for safety reasons.
Durham Police posted this photo, confirming the recovery of historical explosives, at 17:32:
More as follows.