Police reveal no chemicals were found in Doncaster house at centre of huge raid

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A huge police operation mounted to locate dangerous chemicals believed to have been stored in a house in Doncaster failed to uncover anything of concern, it has been revealed today.

Emergency services were deployed to a house in Ryedale Walk, Scawsby, on Thursday, February 7 and spent hours at the property on safety grounds.

Police operation failed to unearth any chemicals of concern in a Doncaster house

Police operation failed to unearth any chemicals of concern in a Doncaster house

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At the time, South Yorkshire Police said information had been received from Thames Valley Police, which led officers to believe that there could be ‘material’ in the house of concern. 

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The force said the material ‘could be dangerous if not stored properly’. 

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A 34-year-old man was detained under the Mental Health Act.

But today, in a statement, South Yorkshire Police said: “No illegal chemicals were found.

“The occupant of the house will continue to receive support from mental health services and other agencies.”