Bomb squad called to unexploded shell at in industrial site

Police and a bomb disposal team were called
Police and a bomb disposal team were called

Sussex Police said an unexploded shell was found at an industrial site this morning (March 7).

A police spokesperson said: "Shortly before 7am on Thursday (March 7) an unexploded shell was reported to have been found on industrial premises in Basin Road South, Portslade-by-Sea.

"It is believed it had been hauled up from the seabed by a dredger.

"A military Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit was sent to deal with the weapon by means of a controlled explosion.

"No evacuation was necessary."