Bomb squad to detonate unexploded device in playing field

Bomb disposal units were called to Newmarket (file photo) Picture: CARL@CWHMEDIA

Bomb disposal units were called to Newmarket (file photo) Picture: CARL@CWHMEDIA - Credit: Archant

A military bomb squad has been called to safely detonate unexploded ordnance found by a member of the public.

Suffolk Constabulary said they were called to Newmarket after a resident reported discovering the ordnance and taking it home.

Police then called a bomb disposal unit from Colchester to dispose of the device.

It will be safely detonated on the George Lambton Playing Fields in Fordham Road.

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