Police divers investigating a possible World War II device on the bottom of the River Avon in Bath, say it has been revealed to be rubbish on the river bed.
The alarm was raised by Environment Agency workers scanning the river near the Argos Store by the junction between Midland Road and Upper Bristol Road.
Divers have found what may be an unexploded bomb on the bed of the River Avon in Bath.
The mystery object was spotted in the river by Environment Agency workers who had been scanning the riverbed near Argos, by the junction of Upper Bristol Road and Midland Road.
Photos are being taken of the object by police divers. The bomb squad will then examine the images to decide if they are a bomb and act accordingly.
Avon and Somerset police officers are assisting at the scene.
No roads have been closed while the investigation takes place
Police have named a young man who died in the River Avon in Bath as Christopher Taylor.
The 21 year old was a chemistry student at the University of Bath. His body was found on Thursday after cries for help had been heard early that morning.
Police searching a stretch of the River Avon in Bath where cries for help were heard early this morning say they have found a body.
Emergency services have been scrambled to the River Avon in Bath after a man was heard calling for help in the water early this morning.
Police officers were able to speak with him when they first arrived but were unable to get him out.
Emergency services plus Avon and Somerset Search and Rescue volunteers are at the scene, at Pines Way in the Green Park area of the city.
An RAF Search and Rescue helicopter was also used but the crew were unable to locate him.
Rescue crews are searching a stretch of the River Avon in Bath after a man was seen in distress in the water.
Police say underwater teams are searching a stretch of water near Homebase.
The man and woman were treated for hypothermia after being rescued from the river Avon in Chippenham on Monday night.
One was taken to Great Western Hospital in Swindon, the other to Bath's RUH.