Bomb squad sent to Black Country house after grenade found

A Black Country house was sealed off and the bomb squad called when a Second World War grenade was found.

The bomb disposal team arrives on School Street in Wednesbury to disable the device
The bomb disposal team arrives on School Street in Wednesbury to disable the device

A bomb disposal team was sent to School Street in Kings Hill, Wednesbury, on Sunday after the grenade was found during a house clearance.

The team sealed off the address at 2.30pm and assessed the device.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "A WW2 device was found in a house clearance on School Street, Kings Hill, Wednesbury at 2.30pm on August 29.

"The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team attended and confirmed this was a deactivated and decommissioned grenade."

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