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Exeter man charged with possession of explosives

Larkbeare Road
Image caption Police were called to reports of possible explosive material at a flat in Exeter

A 29-year-old man has been charged with making or possessing explosives.

Bomb disposal experts were called to a flat on Larkbeare Road, Exeter, at about 19:35 GMT on Wednesday following reports of possible explosive material inside.

Supt Matt Lawler from Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Officers have now left the area and returned it to normal."

Robert Manners appeared at Exeter Magistrates Court earlier.

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