Duxford Street Evacuated After Boy Brings Home Shell

Police evacuated a street in Duxford, Cambridgeshire after a boy brought home a vintage shell he had found nearby. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team was called to the property and confirmed the item as a 6-pound solid shot shell containing no explosives.

The shell was removed for safe disposal and the village reminded of the need to treat suspicious items with the respect they deserve.

See: https://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/cambridge-news/duxford-museum-wwii-bomb-disposal-15056950