Mortar Found in Canal Near Wolverhampton

A local found a mortar in the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal at Wombourne near Wolverhampton during filming for an underwater survey.

The man brought the mortar to the surface and informed the Canal and River Trust who subsequently contacted the Police.

It was anticipated that an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team would either remove the device or carry out a controlled explosion.