Berkshire

Man detained after 'bomb threat' in Berkshire

A 38-year-old man arrested on suspicion of making a bomb threat has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

Police were called to an address in Cypress Road, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire, at 2010 BST on Wednesday after a man claimed he had explosives.

Officers negotiated with the man until he was safely removed from the house at about 2345 BST, police said.

The house was checked and no explosives were found, a spokesman added. Nobody else was in the property at the time.

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