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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