Area evacuated after 'grenade' discovery in Greenock


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Area evacuated after 'grenade' discovery in Greenock

  • 19 June 2017
  • From the section Glasgow & West Scotland

An area has been cordoned off after a suspected explosive device, believed to be an old grenade, was discovered in a recycling centre in Greenock.

Police were called to Upper Cartsburn Street at about 11:15 on Monday.

A number of people were evacuated from the area following the discovery.

Police Scotland said emergency services were in attendance and that an explosive ordnance disposal team would carry out inquiries to confirm the identity of the device.