Bomb squad removes unexploded device in Solihull garden - The Solihull Observer

Bomb squad removes unexploded device in Solihull garden

Solihull Editorial 10th Apr, 2019   0

AN UNEXPLODED device was safely removed in Solihull yesterday after evacuations and road closures.

As we reported yesterday (April 9) Streetsbrook Road, Shirley, was closed off by a bomb squad after the device was discovered in a garden.

Last night, West Midlands Police said: “An explosive disposal team have safely removed the unexploded device.

“Roads have re-opened and residents able to return to their homes. Thank you to everyone for your patience.

West Midlands Police said in the afternoon (April 9): “Officers have cordoned off an area around Streetsbrook Road in Shirley.

“Some nearby homes have been evacuated as a precaution and we are advising motorists that roads are closed in the surrounding area.”

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