Suspected World War Two explosive device found in Irchester

Officers cordoned off an area of Irchester following the discovery of a suspected World War Two explosive device.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 24th October 2017, 2:42 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 5:06 am
A bomb disposal team are at the scene (file picture)
A bomb disposal team are at the scene (file picture)

Police were called to the property at about midday today (Tuesday).

A police spokesman said: “We had a report of a suspected World War Two explosive device found at a property in Wollaston Road, Irchester.

“We put a cordon in place while they assessed it.”

The spokesman said that the bomb disposal team (EOD) is at the scene.

No buildings were evacuated and the cordon was only in place for a short time as a precaution.