Bomb disposal unit removed 'suspicious object' from Hemel Hempstead building site

A cordon was put in place as a precautionary measure

Monday, 1st March 2021, 12:07 pm

A suspicious object, which had been located at a building site in Hemel Hempstead, was removed by the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit (EOD) yesterday morning (Sunday).

Police were called at around 8.35am on Sunday, February 28, to a report that a suspicious object - suspected to be an old unexploded bomb - had been located at a building site off Pix Farm Lane.

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Police said: "Officers attended and a cordon was put in place as a precautionary measure.

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"The EOD attended to assess and remove the item, which was found not to be viable.

"The cordons were lifted at around 12.30pm."