Unexploded mortar found north of Norwich.

An unexploded mortar was found during a dig north of the city, police have said.

A Norfolk Police spokesman said the mortar, which was about 15cm to 18cm long, was found during a dig near the Mount Zion Family Life Centre, in Heartsease Lane.

He said police were alerted just after 11am this morning and the bomb disposal team were called.

The mortar was removed by 2.20pm.

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