Monday, April 21, 2008
Families who were evacuated in
Bristol, United Kingdom have been allowed to return home. This move by the police comes two days later than that reported by the . BBC
Avon and Somerset police recently released a statement on this issue, part of which is available below:
Most of the people evacuated from the Comb Paddock area of Bristol following an arrest under the Terrorism Act have this afternoon returned to their homes.
Only three households – those closest to the home of the 19-year-old man who was arrested – remain unable to return at this time, and those people are staying with friends and relatives.
A full forensic examination of the 19-year-old's home is continuing and this is likely to take several days to complete.
This move comes after Avon and Somerset police arrested a man in the Westbury on Trym area of the city on suspicion of terrorism.
Blast families returning to homes" — , April 21, 2008 BBC News Online Press Release: "
Evacuees return home" — , April 21, 2008 Avon and Somerset police "
Blast families kept out of homes" — , April 20, 2008 BBC News Online "
Bristol police plan second blast" — , April 19, 2008 BBC News Online "
Second controlled explosion to be carried out" — , April 18, 2008 Avon and Somerset police "
Police to hold terror suspect" — , April 18, 2008 BBC News Online "
BREAKING NEWS: MAN, 19, HELD IN ANTI-TERROR RAID" — , April 18, 2008 Bristol Evening Post "
LATEST: BRISTOL TERROR SUSPECT NAMED" — , April 18, 2008 Bristol Evening Post "
Man arrested under Terrorism Act" — , April 18, 2008 Avon and Somerset police