WWII Grenade Found in Field Near Tamworth

A suspected WWII hand grenade has been destroyed in a controlled explosion after being found on farmland at Newton Regis near Tamworth.

A member of the public found the suspect item and reported it to the Police, who mobilised an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team.  The EOD team carried out a controlled explosion in situ.

See: http://www.tamworthherald.co.uk/8203-bomb-squad-rushes-to-outskirts-of-tamworth-after-grenade-found/story-30298864-detail/story.html