Military-grade explosives found at Hull industrial site, man arrested

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Police have arrested a man in Hull after prohibited military items were found at an industrial site. Bomb disposal teams are at the scene.

In a statement, police confirmed “officers from MoD [Ministry of Defence] Police, in conjunction with those from Humberside Police, have today (Nov 10) executed a search warrant at premises in the Hull area, in connection with the alleged sale of MoD prohibited items.

They said a “number of explosives were found at an industrial premises and a 24-year-old local man, a trader, has been arrested and is being questioned.

Military Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) personnel are “at the scene to deal with the explosives and, as a precaution, the area has been cordoned off and staff at local industrial units evacuated,” the statement said.