Bomb squad called to Kettering after metal detecting couple find 'grenade'

The area was taped off

By Sam Wildman
Wednesday, 8th June 2022, 10:30 am

An area of Kettering was taped off yesterday (Tuesday) after a couple who were metal detecting found what they believed to be a grenade.

Police were called to Cheyne Walk just before 5.30pm after the pair’s find by the nearby River Ise.

A 50m cordon was placed around the area before the EOD (Explosive Ordnance Dispoal) arrived and made the device safe.

The area was cordoned off

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman was unable to confirm whether the device was live.

The scene was closed down at 7.40pm.