VIDEO: Sheffield city centre streets sealed off again in bomb scare

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Part of Sheffield city centre has been sealed off again today in a bomb scare.

Police officers have cordoned off Matilda Street and a number of surrounding roads, following the discovery of more World War II munition on a building site.

Matilda Street

Matilda Street

The same area was sealed off last week when three explosives were found by builders.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Officers are currently in Matilda Street, Sheffield, after a device, believed to be World War II munition, was discovered during building work.
"Police were called at around 9.30am this morning.
"The site has been secured by police, who are liaising with the military explosive ordinance disposal unit.
"Matilda Street and a number of surrounding roads have been closed as a precautionary measure.

"Motorists are advised that there will be traffic disruption over the next few hours and should plan alternative routes where possible. "