Residents evacuated from homes after gas leak in Ripon

Oak Road, Ripon. Picture: Google.
Oak Road, Ripon. Picture: Google.

Residents in Ripon were evacuated from their homes after a gas leak.

Police said the action in Oak Road was taken "as a precaution" this morning, after gas was found at one property.

At around 9.40am, officers said residents could return to their homes.

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Residents were evacuated after gas was found at a property. It has now been made safe and residents can return."