Bomb disposal called after builders find ordrance

bomb squad called to hayling island

The Navy Bomb Disposal team from Portsmouth have been called to the Isle of Wight this evening following a find of a grenade by builders carrying out works.

Police and the EOD were called just after 3pm to Copsefield Drive in Ryde this evening (Tuesday) following the discovery.

Work man made the alarming discovery whilst carrying out works at the site off Spencer Road.

The Bomb Disposal experts have carried out an inspection of the suspect device and have removed it from it locate to be made safe.

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