Man bailed after explosives discovery in Mexborough

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A 55-year-old man who was arrested in connection with potentially hazardous substances found at a house in Mexborough has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Residents from around 50 homes were evacuated yesterday following the discovery of the materials at a property in Chestnut Grove.

Superintendent Liz Watson has thanked those who were evacuated for their “patience, co-operation and community spirit.”