Police were called to property in Carter Walk, Bradley Stoke, shortly after midday today (Friday 24th August) following a reports of a suspicious device being found by a resident.
A section of the cul-de-sac was cordoned off by the police and it is believed that some of the properties were evacuated as a precaution.
Three police vehicles were at the scene an hour-and-a-half later, awaiting the arrival of the Army bomb squad.
A neighbour told The Journal’s reporter that a suspicious device had been found “inside the wall” of a property. The occupants, a family with children, only recently moved into the house, he added.
UPDATE (2:10pm): The Avon and Somerset police press office reports that the incident has now been safely resolved. The device is understood to have been a piece of World War II equipment found in the loft of the property.
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