A MAN has been arrested after a hand grenade was found at a house.

Police are currently at the scene of an ongoing incident in Blackpool after a report a suspected hand grenade had been found at an address in Raikes Parade.

A cordon is in place and around 30 properties have been evacuated.

The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team is aware and attending.

A spokesman for Police said: "A man has been arrested by police in connection with the incident.

"We will update you with more information in due course."