Devon

Exeter bomb scare prompts home evacuation

Twenty homes have been evacuated after a suspicious device was found in a back garden.

Devon and Cornwall Police were called to Bramley Avenue in Exeter after a member of the public reported seeing the item.

The Royal Navy Bomb Disposal Unit was also dispatched to the scene at about 17:15 BST.

In total 20 homes have been evacuated and teams are attempting to establish the exact nature of the object.

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