Police cordon off section of Torquay after "unexplained device" found

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By PGStrange | Monday, February 18, 2013, 13:28

POLICE IN Torquay cordoned off a section of the town yesterday (Monday 18 February) after an "unexplained device" was found in a garden of a property. The Royal Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal team were called in to assess the situation and used a robot to check the site...

The incident began following concerns from officers who attended an address in Falloway Close, Torquay.

They then set up a 100-metre cordon in the area of Falloway Close as a precaution following the discovery of an unexplained device in the garden of a property.

The cordon included Happaway Road and extended as far as, but not including Barton Road.

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It's understood that investigations have been continuing in to the incident. Three people have been arrested. Residents have been allowed back into their homes.

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