Police activity at Sheffield house after explosion

Police officers have raided a house in Sheffield this morning, with residents claiming they heard an explosion in the early hours.

Tuesday, 19th December 2017, 7:52 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th December 2017, 7:55 am
Shirebrook Road, Meersbrook

Residents in Shirebrook Road and nearby Albert Road, Meersbrook, claim they heard an explosion at around 5.30am.

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Police officers then arrived at a property in Shirebrook Road and carried out a search.

More officers have since arrived and the house is under police guard.

Details on the nature of the incident under investigation have not yet been released by South Yorkshire Police.