Bomb squad called to Ikea building site in Sheffield

The bomb squad has been called to the new Ikea building site in Sheffield.

Thursday, 27th October 2016, 12:11 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th October 2016, 3:46 pm
Bomb squad at the new Ikea building site

Workmen uncovered what they thought was an old World War II bomb at around 8am today and raised the alarm.

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A police cordon was put in place around the site until experts from the army's bomb disposal unit examined the device and found it was a shell casing.

Building work on the £60 million Ikea store, next to Meadowhall Retail Park, off Sheffield Road, Tinsley, started earlier this month.