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Counter-terrorism police arrest man in Bradford

Cordon on Sutton Road
Image caption A number of properties in Sutton Avenue were evacuated

A man has been arrested after counter-terrorism officers raided three homes in Bradford.

An Army bomb disposal unit was called in for support after the "discovery of some items" at one of the properties, police said.

A number of neighbouring houses in Sutton Avenue were evacuated as officers carried out a search.

Police said a 38-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of explosives offences.

Counter Terrorism Policing North East said a police cordon was lifted at 15:30 GMT and residents have returned to their homes.

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