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.

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)

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.”

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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.