Cordon in Pavenham as suspected unexploded grenade found

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Bedfordshire Police have erected a 100 meter cordon along the River Great Ouse in Pavenham, after what’s thought to be an unexploded WWII grenade was found.

A spokesperson said: “We are currently at the scene of an incident in Pavenham, where a member of the public has reported finding what appears to be a WW2 device in the river.

“A 100m cordon has been put in place as a precaution.”

People are being asked to avoid the area while Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) officers assess the situation.

**UPDATE**

Bedfordshire Police have said: “EOD attended the scene and have found the ‘grenade’ is a training device, and removed it.

“The cordon has been lifted.

“They added that they would like to thank everyone for their patience.”

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