Woods Estate Agents, Bradley Stoke, Bristol

Bomb squad called to incident in Carter Walk

Posted on Friday 24th August 2012 at 2:33 pm by SH (Editor)

Police attend a bomb scare in Carter Walk, Bradley Stoke, Bristol.

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.

Police vehicles attend a "bomb scare" in Carter Walk, Bradley Stoke, Bristol.

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.

Share this article:

Tags: suspicious device

One Response to “Bomb squad called to incident in Carter Walk”

  1. SH (Editor) Says:

    Sam Cater tweeted at 3:14pm:

    “Bomb squad have been! The bomb was non active and found in the loft! Bomb has been taken residents are home now!”

Advertise your Bradley Stoke business

Ocean Estate Agents, Bradley Stoke, Bristol.
Office accommodation at Courtyard Offices, Bradley Stoke, Bristol.
1st Stop Accountancy & Tax Services Bristol Ltd.
Chiropractor, Patchway, Bristol BS34.