Homes evacuated in North Yorkshire after suspected unexploded shell found

Some homes have been evacuated on Gordon Avenue in Harrogate. Credit: Google Maps

Homes were evacuated in the Bilton area of Harrogate following the discovery of what is believed to be an unexploded shell.

North Yorkshire Police said that it was found by a member of the public in their garden at a property on Gordon Avenue on 28 September.

The incident has now been resolved and the cordon lifted, according to an update from North Yorkshire Police.