Berkshire

Firearms found in Waltham St Lawrence

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Image caption The ordinance was disposed of in a controlled explosion in a nearby field

A bomb disposal squad was called out to a village after a number of firearms and ordnance were found.

The haul was discovered at a property at School Road in Waltham St Lawrence, Berkshire, close to the village primary school, on Tuesday.

Two controlled explosions were carried out at a nearby field at about 16:10 and 17:10 BST.

Police said they did not know what time period the ordnance dated from, and said they had taken the firearms away.