Friday, January 20, 2012

Cordon erected around a House in Somerset after man held under Explosives Act

(Reuters) - Police erected a 100-metre cordon around a house in Somerset on Friday after arresting a man under the Explosives Act.

Avon and Somerset Police said the 36-year-old man had been detained after police executed a warrant on the house in Burnham-on-Sea at 7.45 a.m.

They declined to give further details about the nature of the incident or what had prompted it, but said the cordon had been set up as a precaution. Source