Police have executed a search warrant in Lancashire after “bomb-making” equipment was found, a local MP has said.
Speaking to Lancashire Live, Katherine Fletcher, the MP for South Ribble, said she was informed of a “major incident” in Leyland today.
She said: “I am being kept updated by Lancashire Police about a major incident in the centre of Leyland this morning. There is a large cordon around the Broadfield Drive area of the town that extends into the civic centre.
“A man has been arrested following the execution of a search warrant at an address. This is an excellent example of our police working proactively to protect our communities.
“I thank all officers involved for their work today.”
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