A TEENAGE boy caught with an 'explosive substance', causing the closure of a railway station, has had his sentencing delayed.

Jack Coleman, 19, was due to be sentenced on Monday (October 23) at Aylesbury Crown Court after pleading guilty to one count of possession of an explosive substance for unlawful purpose.

He was arrested and charged following a bomb scare on March 14 this year which saw part of Amersham Hill by the High Wycombe Railway Station was closed off by the police and the bomb squad.

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The incident unfolded after a tip-off from a concerned member of the public which led to the large-scale emergency response. 

It is unknown why his hearing has been delayed. Coleman, of Amersham Hill, High Wycombe, is now due to be sentenced on November 15.