Holmewood bomb squad incident: Man in his 60s remains released on bail

A man remains released on bail after he was arrested in Holmewood on suspicion of making or preparing explosives with intent.

Thursday, 9th December 2021, 12:20 pm

Police revealed on Monday that they found a number of ‘suspicious items’ at a house on Shakespeare Street.

An Army bomb squad attended and a number of nearby properties were evacuated for several hours.

A man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of making or preparing explosives with intent.

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Police and an Army bomb squad were called to Holmewood on Monday.

On Thursday morning, a Derbyshire Constabulary spokesperson said: “The man remains released on bail.

“The man is in his 60s and it is not being treated as terrorism-related at this time.”