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Bomb disposal squad called to Vale Road in Tonbridge

By KentOnline reporter

A bomb disposal team was called to Tonbridge after unexploded Second World War grenades were discovered.

The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, joined by police, were alerted to concerns around a number of items reported to have been stored at a premises in Vale Road, Tonbridge.

They were called shortly after 10am.

Police and a bomb disposal team were called to Tonbridge today. Stock picture
Police and a bomb disposal team were called to Tonbridge today. Stock picture

Officers and the bomb disposal experts remain at the scene this evening.

A police spokesman said they had inspected "what is believed to be a collection of deactivated items from Word War Two, including handguns and grenades".

He added: "There is no risk to the public and the items are being removed for further checks."

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