Two arrested after explosives found in car on Luton street

Witnesses said home surrounding Dunstable Road in Luton had been evacuated

Two men have been arrested after explosives were found in a car on a Luton street.

Witnesses said nearby homes were evacuated.

A Bedfordshire Police spokesman said: We are currently attending an incident in Dunstable Road, Luton, where a suspicious device has been found in a car.

Dunstable Road has been closed between Nadeem Plaza and Francis Street, and an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) team are in attendance.

One man was arrested at the scene and a second man was arrested shortly afterwards in Brook Street, Luton, in connection with the same incident.

Brook Street has also been closed as a precaution.

People are advised to avoid both Brook Street and Dunstable Road and seek alternative routes.

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