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UPDATE: Bomb disposal team called after shell found in Weymouth garden
Updated 8:01pm Tuesday 27th May 2014 in News
A BOMB disposal team was called to Weymouth this evening after a shell was dug up in a garden.
Police were called to Holly Road, off Abbotsbury Road, at around 6.30pm.
A Royal Logistics Corps Bomb Disposal Unit was dispatched from Tidworth, Wiltshire, following the discovery.
A spokesman for the Ministry of Defence said: “The 13lb shell was dug up in a garden.
“It was inert and wasn’t active.
“It was collected by the team for assessment and has been taken back to Tidworth for disposal.”
The spokesman said the type of shell was not yet known.
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