Bomb squad called to village near Ipswich after suspected WW2 grenade found
PUBLISHED: 14:52 17 November 2019 | UPDATED: 18:42 17 November 2019
The bomb squad were called to a village near Ipswich this afternoon following the discovery of a suspected World War Two hand grenade.
Police visited an address on Main Road, Woolverstone, shortly after 11am for an unrelated matter when they discovered a hand grenade.
Army bomb disposal officers from Colchester were called to attend the scene at 1.15pm and were able to confirm the explosive was not live.
A spokesman for Suffolk police said: "We received information that the grenade was inert but this could not be confirmed so therefore the bomb squad were called.
"On arrival, they confirmed it was not a live grenade."
The spokesman added that the grenade was described as being similar to a World War Two device.
Bomb disposal officers took the grenade away with them when they left the scene.