Two men have been arrested after a suspicious device was found in a car in Luton, Bedfordshire.
A bomb disposal team has been called to the incident in Dunstable Road.
One man was arrested at the scene and a second was arrested shortly afterwards in a road nearby.
Both streets have been closed and a police cordon is set up.
Homes and businesses in the area were evacuated, with a nearby community center being opened to take residents in.
Images from the scene show a bomb disposal vehicle parked next to a white van.
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