Cleveland Police are investigating after beach cleaners discovered what could be a grenade at Seaton Carew beach.
Bomb disposal teams from Catterick Garrison are on the way to the scene.
More top news
Newcastle have slid into the relegation zone after losing 1-nil away at Arsenal.
Kerrie brings you Saturday night's forecast
Up to 600 homes in North Yorkshire have been left without gas after a main pipe "collapsed" during routine repair work.