“If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law enforcement agency for assistance”.
Police cordoned off the junction of Western Road and Beacon Road, after being alerted to the device just after 1.20pm on Wednesday (June 17). Residents were ordered to remain indoors. After an investigation, the ‘bomb’ was in fact deemed a concrete post and the scene reopened.
Artificieri intervengono nel Comune di Sutton Coldfield a causa del rinvenimento di un residuato bellico inesploso. Ordigno trovato durante lavori di scavi effettuati tra Western Road e Beacon Road.
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