Controlled explosion after dog unearths mortar at campsite in West Runton, between Cromer and Sheringham

Sunday, June 1, 2014
6:55 PM

A dog discovered what is believed to be an unexploded mortar at a campsite in north Norfolk.

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Police cordoned off a campsite on Holgate Lane in West Runton, between Sheringham and Cromer, after they were called at noon.

The device was unearthed by a dog being walked in the area.

Personnel from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team went to the scene and assessed the item, and a controlled detonation took place around 5.25pm.

The cordon has since been lifted from the area.

Did you see what happened? Do you have any photos? Email martin.george@archant.co.uk

1 comment

  • I do know that the bomb squad went the wrong way down Tower road, which is one way, on their way to the scene.

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    Lord Elf

    Monday, June 2, 2014

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