Man arrested after explosion in Malvern

A man suspected of causing an explosion which led to people being evacuated from their homes has been arrested.
No-one was injured in the blast, which officers believe happened in Pound Bank Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, at about 9.50pm on Monday evening.
Police entered a house in nearby Langland Avenue, where they discovered a suspicious substance.
A 20-year-old man from Malvern was detained on suspicion of possessing an explosive substance.
Police do not believe the explosion is linked to terrorism.
Insp Gareth Lougher of West Mercia Police said: “We would like to thank people for their patience while we deal with this incident and we would urge people to avoid the area.”
The force did not say how many homes were evacuated but confirmed that no property was damaged.