Hand grenade found in Higham Ferrers: army on way to scene

The emergency services are responding to reports of a hand grenade found in North End in Higham Ferrers.

Thursday, 1st August 2019, 1:52 pm
Walnut Tree Court has been evacuated

A cordon is in place around the street and motorists are being advised to avoid the area while the Army explosive ordnance disposal team deals with the discovery.

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The hand grenade is not an antique weapon and it is believed it was discovered next to some bins outside the a block of flats called Walnut Tree Court, which have been evacuated.

More to follow.

North End in Higham Ferrers is closed