“If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law enforcement agency for assistance”
A spokesperson for the Royal Navy has confirmed that the object discovered this afternoon on the beach at Hayle, close to the Sandy Acres campsite, is a spigot mortar round. This kind of round was originally an infantry anti-tank weapon used by the Home Guard in case of a German invasion.
Distretto Penwith, Comune Hayle. Artificieri della Royal Navy intervengono nei pressi del campeggio “Sandy Acres”, a causa di una bomba inesplosa risalente alla seconda guerra mondiale rinvenuta in spiaggia. Ordigno di fabbricazione tedesca.
If you find anything that appears to be an explosive device, do not touch it, leave it where it is and call the police. We will contact the appropriate agencies to properly dispose of the item.