Petersfield recycling site closed as bomb squad called out
- 10 March 2013
- From the section Hampshire & Isle of Wight
Army bomb disposal experts have carried out a controlled explosion at a waste recycling centre in Hampshire following the discovery of a suspicious package.
Examinations are continuing at the facility in Bedford Road, Petersfield, after the item was found in a bin just after 09:00 GMT.
Police said it posed "no threat" to the public but the site would remain closed as a precaution.
Roads around the facility were reopened following the controlled explosion.