Hand Grenade Found by Magnet Fisherman in Walton-le-Dale

A magnet fisherman found a hand grenade beneath a bridge in Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire, prompting road closures to be put in place by the Police.

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team was called to the scene and assessed that the grenade was safe to move for disposal elsewhere.

See: https://www.lep.co.uk/news/bomb-squad-deal-with-unexploded-ww2-grenade-found-by-magnet-fishers-under-bridge-at-walton-le-dale-3540064