UK police find suspect substance, flats evacuated

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Associated Press

Posted on September 5, 2012 at 8:30 AM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 5 at 8:32 AM

LONDON (AP) — British police say they ordered half a dozen apartments evacuated in central England after finding what they called suspicious substances.

The evacuations followed a raid Wednesday on two houses in Horwich in Greater Manchester.

Police said a 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possessing indecent images and also on suspicion of possessing information likely to be useful for a person committing or preparing for acts of terrorism.

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