Unexploded Device Found in Canal at Smethwick

A suspected unexploded device (exact type unknown) was found in the canal near Smethwick in the West Midlands, resulting in several local road closures.

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team attended the scene and due to the declining light asked the Police to keep the security cordon in place before removing and disposing of the device in the morning.

See: https://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-hubs/sandwell/smethwick/2020/12/03/bomb-disposal-squad-called-to-smethwick-after-unexploded-device-found-in-canal/