Rochdale man arrested after explosives search

A 46-year-old man has been arrested after suspected explosive substances that were found at an address in Greater Manchester.

The man was arrested on suspicion of making or possessing an explosive under suspicious circumstances.

Police started searching the house on Monday afternoon in Roch Mills Crescent, Bamford, following reports of a domestic incident.

An army bomb disposal unit attended after "substances" were found.

Greater Manchester Police said there was never any threat to the community and the army were called in as a precaution.

Officers from GMP are now continuing to search the address as part of their ongoing enquiries.

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