A second car was given the all-clear. Police discovered the suspicious device in the early morning and called in bomb disposal experts. After investigating the device, they said that it was found “not to be a viable threat.”
One man was arrested at the scene while a second man was arrested shortly afterwards nearby. Police placed a cordon around the area and evacuated a number of properties as a precaution. Police said they opened an investigation into the device and the circumstances which led to it being discovered.
Bedfordshire Police said all roads in Luton later reopened.