Hatfield grenade scare: object not a weapon

PUBLISHED: 16:44 01 July 2013 | UPDATED: 16:45 01 July 2013

Stockbreach Close

Stockbreach Close

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A SUSPECTED grenade discovered in Hatfield earlier today (Monday) has turned out not to be a weapon.

A suspected explosive device was found by police at a property in Stockbreach Close at 11.30am.

Neighbours close to the premises were evacuated and the road partially cordoned off by officers while bomb disposal experts assessed whether the explosive was live.

At around 4pm experts determined the suspected hand grenade was not real, and police left the scene.

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