All-clear after Sizewell beach alert

BOMB disposal experts say a suspicious looking device which sparked an alert near the Sizwell B power station was in fact a fishing float.

Russell Claydon

BOMB disposal experts say a suspicious looking device which sparked an alert near the Sizwell B power station was in fact a fishing float.

The beach was cordoned off tonight after a member of the public reported seeing what looked like a metallic object washed up on the shore.

The Bomb Disposal Squad were called in, but found it to be a rusty fishing float.


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