Man arrested after “suspicious device” is discovered in Motherwell

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Police have confirmed that an arrest has been made in relation to an incident which saw a bomb disposal team rush to a Motherwell tower block this morning (Thursday)

Chief Inspector Mark Leonard said: “Police in Motherwell have arrested a 48-year-old man in connection with a suspicious device found on the ground floor of Glen Tower flats, Motherwell around 1am on Thursday, 12 December, 2019.

“Enquiries are ongoing.”