Bomb squad carries out controlled explosion in Northiam
A controlled explosion was carried out in Northiam last night after a possible explosive device was found.
Police received a call shortly after 1pm on Tuesday (April 30) to report a possible explosive device had been found in a garden at a property in Station Road, Northiam.
Properties on either side of the garden were temporarily evacuated as a precaution, police said.
A military Explosive Ordnance Team (EOD) attended and the device, thought to be a mine, was destroyed in a controlled explosion at 8.20pm, according to police.