June 21, 2014 1:38 pm

P.E.I. police arrest men after explosives seized from home

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CHARLOTTETOWN – Prince Edward Island police say two men have been arrested after explosive devices were found in a Charlottetown home.

Police say they received a tip earlier this week about someone with explosives in the Charlottetown area.

They say Island investigators and an explosive disposal unit from Halifax carried out a search warrant at a home and found two explosive devices and bomb making material.

Police say the devices were taken to Halifax for forensic analysis and disposal.

A 35-year-old man from Charlottetown was arrested and is facing charges for possessing explosive devices.

He’s expected to appear in court on June 30.

Police say a second man from Charlottetown was arrested and charges are pending.

© The Canadian Press, 2014

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