Claudia Lawrence: searches end at York pub

Police at The Acomb yesterday

Police at The Acomb yesterday

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POLICE have concluded their search of a York pub following a day of activity yesterday.

The Acomb pub in Kingsway West is shut up this morning and a North Yorkshire Police spokesman said they will not be back there today.

Yesterday a 46-year-old man from the York area was arrested and bailed by detectives investigating the disappearance of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and bailed as police investigations continue.

>> Read yesterday's story

About eight police vehicles with officers, including scenes of crime and dog handlers, were at the scene in Kingsway for most of the day yesterday.

Officers also searched the Coral bookmakers next to the pub, and at about 3.25pm removed a number of items from the pub.

>> Yesterday's story: Claudia Lawrence detectives arrest and bail man, 46, in York - Pub searched - 22 pics - Locals tell of shock - Claudia's dad reacts - Police say more arrests possible - FULL REPORT

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