Suspected unexploded bomb found in Birkenhead

Merseyside Police has confirmed that they received a report of a second suspected unexploded ordnance device found in Wirral on Tuesday, 12 March.

At around 10.40am, police received a report that the device was inside a property on Price Street, in Birkenhead. 

The Army’s explosive ordnance disposal team (EOD) attended to safely remove the device and the scene has now been stood down.

This is in addition to another suspected unexploded ordnance device which was found in the New Brighton area, near Coastal Drive, at around 10.05am. This has also been removed safely by the Army’s EOD and the scene stood down.

Both devices have been now been safely detonated. 

A police spokesperson said, “We would like to take this opportunity to remind members of the public to always contact emergency services immediately if they find a suspicious item in a public place and to never take it back to a residential property.”

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