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Man arrested, Clasketgate warrant

Update on February 17

Calvin Gatford, 49, of Clasketgate, has been charged with possessing an explosive substance for unlawful purpose.

He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Lincoln Magistrates' Court on Friday 21st February.

We do not believe this is linked to terrorism.


Original release: 

A 49-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of making and possessing an explosive device after a warrant was executed at Clasketgate in Lincoln this morning.

The EOD are assisting us as a precaution after suspicious items were found that could be small improvised explosive devices.

Residents have been asked to leave the property but the EOD have deemed further evacuation unnecessary at this current time.


Reference: 50 of 13 January

17 Feb 20 12:29 PM

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