Claudia Lawrence arrested released on bail

North Yorkshire Police have this evening released a murder suspect on police bail.

Police have been questioning a 59-year-old man for 24 hours and have ran out of time.

He has been released on condition bail over his arrested on suspicion of murdering Claudia Lawrence.

Police will carry out forensic searches at relevant properties which will continue.

North Yorkshire Police have confirmed
as investigations continue with the possibility of further arrests to be made, all sections of the community and the media are reminded and encouraged to respect the rights of others, including those connected to the case.

It is also important that the investigation team have every opportunity to follow due legal process.