Police

York suspect device found to be live hand grenade

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The army bomb disposal unit has arrived at the scene on Maclagan Road, Bishopthorpe, York, and have confirmed that the device is a live hand grenade.

They have taken the device away to be safely disposed of in a field.

The cordons will be lifted shortly.

Police have thanked local residents for their patience and understanding while the emergency services dealt with the incident.

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