Update: Bomb disposal experts X-ray suspected bomb found at Hazlewood Marshes near Aldeburgh on Suffolk coast

Hazlewood Marshes, pictured during flooding in 2013

Hazlewood Marshes, pictured during flooding in 2013 - Credit: Archant

A suspected bomb found on the Suffolk coast has been X-rayed by experts and removed.

Suffolk police were alerted to reports of an “explosive device” found at Hazlewood Marshes near Aldeburgh at about 3pm today.

A police spokesman said there were no properties nearby to evacuate and the bomb disposal squad had been called to deal the issue.

Bomb disposal experts arrived at 7pm, X-rayed the object, found it to be corroded and removed it.

The suspected bomb is about 2ft in length and is thought originate from the Second World War.