Bomb disposal unit called to Broadstairs

Bomb disposal unit (library image)

An unexploded grenade was discovered on a building site in Broadstairs this morning (October 1).

Kent Police and the Army bomb disposal unit attended the site at 9.06am.

A Kent Police spokesman said: “Kent Police was called at 9.06am to a report of an old unexploded grenade found at a building site on Park Avenue, Broadstairs.

“Army bomb disposal officers attended and a controlled explosion was conducted at around midday in a nearby field.”