Bomb disposal team carry out controlled explosion of grenade found in Watton garage

A grenade found in a garage in Saham Road, Watton. Picture by Norfolk Police

A grenade found in a garage in Saham Road, Watton. Picture by Norfolk Police - Credit: Norfolk Police

Bomb disposal experts were called to a Norfolk town today after a grenade was found in a garage.

Norfolk Police were called to Saham Road in Watton at 9.56am to reports that a grenade had been discovered.

The Royal Air Force bomb disposal team arrived at the property at around 2pm and moved the rusty device to a safe location before carrying out a controlled explosion.

A police spokesperson said the area was clear and a police cordon removed by around 3pm.

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