Major police operation after ‘WWII grenade’ found in St Albans
PUBLISHED: 18:23 20 October 2020 | UPDATED: 09:38 21 October 2020
The discovery of a suspected World War Two explosive device resulted in road closures and a major police operation in St Albans.
Police were called at 3.30pm yesterday following the discovery of a suspicious item, believed to be a World War Two device, in Marshalswick Lane, St Albans.
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The EOD was called to assess the item and road closures and cordons were put in place as a precaution.
Eyewitnesses said the item was a grenade, and residents were asked to evacuate their homes.
The EOD confirmed the item was deactivated and safe and the closures and cordons were lifted at around 6pm.
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