Derby: Over 50 homes evacuated after a number of 'suspicious items' found by police officers

A man has been arrested and remains in police custody

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Over 50 homes have been evacuated in Derby after a number of "suspicious items" were found by Police Officers during a warrant in the city, according to Derbyshire Police.

Officers attended a house in King Alfred Street, Normanton, at around 11.30am on Sunday.

A man has been arrested and remains in police custody.

The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team remain on site and a number of houses are currently being evacuated in King Alfred Street, Monk Street and Wolfa Street.

Residents have been asked to stay away from the area and those evacuated will be contacted when it is safe to return.