Police close road in Bath after WW2 grenade found

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Police closed off part of Bathwick Hill after a grenade was found. Credit: PA

Part of Bathwick Hill, Bath was closed off this afternoon after reports a World War Two grenade was found in the Kennet and Avon Canal.

Police were called out just after 1:30pm on Sunday 27 after fishermen discovered the device.

A Navy bomb disposal unit was called in to move the grenade to a safe place to carry out an explosion.

Avon and Somerset Police say 'there is no risk to the wider area'.

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