Hand grenade discovery leads to Arlesey quarry evacuation

A driver assaulted another following a two-vehicle crash in Leverington Road, Wisbech on Thursday, A

A driver assaulted another following a two-vehicle crash in Leverington Road, Wisbech on Thursday, August 9. - Credit: Archant

A quarry in Arlesey has been evacuated after an old hand grenade was discovered.

A Beds police spokesman said: “We were called just after 11am to reports that an old hand grenade had been discovered by workers at a site in Hitchin Road, Arlesey.

“The site has been evacuated as a precaution and an explosive ordnance disposal team are at the scene.