People are being told to stay away from Hollicombe Beach, near Torquay after a bomb disposal team have been called.
At around 12.40pm today, UK Coastguard received a 999 call from a member of the public who had discovered a group of boulders appearing to have holes drilled in them with some wires sticking out.
Torbay Coastguard Rescue Team were sent to the location immediately and cleared the public away from the area as a precautionary measure.
Devon and Cornwall Police and the Royal Navy’s Explosives Ordnance Disposal Team were also informed. The EOD team is on route and will be arriving at around 4.00pm
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On arrival the crew confirmed there were 2 adult males stuck in a cherry picker and requested the attendance of the aerial ladder platform from Torquay.
Once in attendance the aerial ladder platform and its crew were used to rescue the 2 males uninjured from the cherry picker.
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