Bomb squad called to Sheffield road: Roads closed after explosive device found

The army bomb squad has been deployed to Sheffield this morning to deal with a suspected World War II explosive device.

Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, 2:56 pm

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The alarm was raised at 8.55am today when a suspected World War II bomb was discovered in the garden of a property on Ashleigh Avenue, Arbourthorne.

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People are being advised to avoid the area.

South Yorkshire Police said: “Police were called at around 8.55am this morning to reports that a suspected WW2 explosive device had been discovered in the garden of a property.”

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