'Unexploded shell' spotted near Bacton gas terminal identified as scrap metal
A suspected unexploded shell spotted on the beach near the Bacton gas terminal on the Norfolk coast has turned out to be a piece of scrap metal.
Police cordoned off the area at about 13:15 GMT and a bomb disposal unit was called in.
A spokesman said a member of the public had reported seeing the object near Bacton.
An bomb disposal unit from RAF Wittering arrived at about 17:00 GMT and identified it as scrap metal.