Bomb disposal called after mortar shells found on Norfolk beach
PUBLISHED: 13:18 26 August 2019
Three mortar shells have been found on a Norfolk beach.
A bomb disposal team was called to Winterton beach, near to the dunes, on Saturday afternoon (August 24).
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The three explosives had been discovered by a member of the public, who called police around 4pm.
Officers from Norfolk Police were joined at the beach by an Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, who "dispatched" the mortars, a spokesperson confirmed.
Thousands have hit beaches around the coast, including at Winterton, this Bank Holiday weekend to bask in the summer sun.
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