Elvet Riverside and Elvet Crescent Evacuated due to hand-in of ‘Explosive Devices’

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:

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