A third man has been arrested following anti-terror raids in Huddersfield and Sheffield last night (Thursday).

The 23-year-old man from Sheffield was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Two men from Huddersfield and Sheffield remain in custody this morning after they were detained under Section 5 of the Terrorism Act .

It follows raids at addresses on Ellison Street and Rudding Street in Crosland Moor . The North East Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) have now confirmed they have finished the property searches.

Police reassure public after armed terror raids in Crosland Moor

The Examiner understands officers left the house in Rudding Street around 12.30am.

A spokesperson said: “Both property searches have now concluded and we would like to thank the local communities for their patience and understanding.”

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Meanwhile, Residents expressed concern after hearing a loud bang in the Cowlersley area last night.

One woman said she heard the noise which sounded ‘like a firework’ at around 11.30pm.

One person wrote on Facebook to say it “petrified me”, while another said ‘it sounded really loud’ and ‘made me jump’.

Many claim the noise was a person setting off a firework, although there were concerns it was related to the raids.