Police block off Sheffield road and huge cordon in place after suspected bomb found
Emergency services are at a cordon in place in Sheffield after the discovery of a suspected bomb.
The suspected World War II explosive device was found in the garden of a property on Ashleigh Avenue, Arbourthorne, this morning.
A police cordon has been put in place as a precaution and the army’s bomb squad has been deployed.
Paramedics are also at the scene after being informed of the discovery.
South Yorkshire Police said: “People are being advised to avoid the area at this time.”