Bomb scare: Homes evacuated and cordon in place after unexploded device found on beach


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Homes have been evacuated following the discovery on Walcott Beach in north Norfolk. A cordon is in place as a bomb squad arrive on the scene.

Police were called to Walcott beach, between Mundesley and Happisburgh, shortly before 3pm on Tuesday.

A bomb squad is at the scene, alongside the Coastguard, and a nearby road has also been closed.

A police spokeswoman said: “Officers were called to Walcott Beach following reports of an unexploded ordinance device.

“Police are assisting with a road closure and evacuation of neighbouring properties, alongside the Coastguard. 

“A cordon is in place and the Explosive Ordinance Disposal Team are dealing with the incident.”

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