Police close road in Asburton after dustbin mistaken for bomb

Croydon Guardian: Police were called to reports of an unexploded bomb in Craigen Avenue Police were called to reports of an unexploded bomb in Craigen Avenue

Police cordoned off a road after reports an unexploded World War Two bomb had been found in a back garden. 

Residents of Craigen Avenue in Addiscombe were told they could face evacuation after the supposed discovery this morning.

But closer inspection revealed a rather less explosive find - part of a dustbin. 

Police have now reopened the road.

 

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree