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Bomb squad called in after device found in Dundee home

Dundee incident
Image caption A 100m cordon was placed around the property

Police called in bomb squad officers after a device was found during a search of a home in Dundee.

A 100m (328ft) cordon was initially placed around the property in Carlochie Place following the discovery, and some residents were evacuated.

Police said a man had been arrested and there was no wider public threat.

Some of the cordon has been removed but a section of Carlochie Place, between Greendykes Road and Craigie Avenue, remains closed.

Police said officers had attended the property to execute a search warrant on an unrelated matter.

A police presence will remain in the area over the next few days.

Det Insp Tom Leonard said: "I would like to thank the local community for their patience as we carried out our inquiries.

"We do not take decisions to evacuate people lightly, however, public safety is our priority and we are grateful for your understanding.

"I would like to reassure the public that there is no wider threat to the community."

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