UPDATE: Police say this incident has now been brought to a safe conclusion and residents have been allowed home and roads reopened.


 People beented from their homes after an old unexploded device was discovered.

North Yorkshire Police made the discovery during a search at a property in Barrowcliff Road in Scarborough earlier today.

Residents have been moved to a nearby school and the road has been closed. A cordon is currently in place.

Bomb disposal officers are currently on their way to the scene and members of the public are asked to avoid the area.