Update: The incident is reported to be related to a device found on a London tube train at North Greenwich last night.
A suspicious device has been found at a property in Newton Abbot.
A 200 metre cordon has been set up around the address in Tudor Road.
Police remain at the scene.
A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said:
“On Saturday, 22 October, officers from the Metropolitan Police attended an address in Tudor Road, Newton Abbott.
“Whilst there, officers found an item they deemed suspicious. The address was evacuated and Devon and Cornwall Police alerted.
“Local officers have since put in place 200 metre cordon in the area. Devon and Cornwall Police in conjunction with the Met Police remain at the scene and dealing with the item in question.
“As a precaution, properties within Tudor Road will be evacuated whilst the investigation takes place. Those affected by this evacuation will be advised by officers at the scene where the localised reception centre will be,”