Walsall 'bomb' evacuation

Bomb disposal teams have been working at a home in Walsall after military-style ammunition was discovered there.

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Bomb disposal teams work at scene in Walsall

Bomb disposal teams have been working at a home in Walsall after military-style ammunition was discovered there.

A search started on Thursday night in Station Street, which led to nearby residents being evacuated on Friday.

Paul Morris, 47, from Station Street, has been charged with two counts of possessing ammunition.

A cordon has been placed around the home in Station Road Credit: ITV News Central
Part of Bloxwich Police Station also had to be evacuated Credit: ITV News Central

Evacuation in Walsall: military ammunition found

A man has been charged after 'military' style ammunition was discovered at a home in Walsall.

Officers began searching a property in Station Street on Thursday and yesterday found items including armour piercing bullets and 'expanding' ammunition.

Paul Morris, 47, from Station Street, has been charged with two counts of possessing ammunition.

A cordon is still in place at the home, which is next to Bloxwich police station.

Twelve people had to be evacuated from their homes yesterday as a precaution.

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