Leeds man held after suspect device blown up in park
- 14 March 2013
- From the section Leeds & West Yorkshire
A suspect device has been blown up at a park in Leeds after being found during a police raid.
The package was discovered during the operation at a house on Sholebroke Avenue, Chapeltown.
A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said it was taken to Soldier's Field in Roundhay Park where a controlled explosion took place.
Dozens of homes were evacuated. A 49-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences.