“If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law enforcement agency for assistance”.
“When I pulled something up last night I didn’t think much of it at first, but when I was holding it in my hands I saw that it had a rusty pin in and realised it was a live grenade.
“I panicked and threw it away from me and it hit a metal barrier and went into the bushes.
“My friend didn’t believe me when I said it was a grenade at first but we found it in the bushes again and had another look and we saw that it was. “If the pin hadn’t been it when it hit the barrier it could have gone off.
Due amici posizionati in St Crispins Road, muniti di cima e magnete “pescano dal fiume Wensum una granata inesplosa, a loro dire, della prima guerra mondiale. uno dei protagonisti della vicenda alla fonte dichiara d’aver staccato la bomba da magnete, quindi scaraventata via contro una barriera di metallo. Sempre lo stesso protagonista conclude dichiarando d’aver avuto paura. Ma cambiare hobby no?
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.
Biography of a Bomb
Foto: Ashley Peart was magnet fishing with his friend when they found the rifle grenade. Photo: Courtesy of Luke Ireland