Police and bomb squad called to St Leonards property

Police and the bomb disposal unit were called to St Leonards after a device was found at a property.

Friday, 9th April 2021, 10:49 am
Police and the bomb squad in attendance on Friday morning. Picture: Keith
Police and the bomb squad in attendance on Friday morning. Picture: Keith

Police said officers were called to the property in Delaware Drive, St Leonards, shortly before 9pm on Thursday (April 8) to a report of a device which was thought to be an unexploded ordnance shell.

A police spokesman said the area was secured until Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams were able to attend and remove the item to be destroyed safely.

A picture from the scene showed police and EOD teams still in attendance on Friday morning (April 9).