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Old hand grenade found in Birmingham skip

Police cordon on Cato Street, Birmingham Image copyright West Midlands Alerts
Image caption Cato Street in Nechells remains cordoned off

The army's bomb disposal unit has been called to a street in Birmingham where an old hand grenade was found.

Cato Street on the junction with the A47 Saltley Road in Nechells has been cordoned off.

West Midlands Police said workers unloading the skip discovered the old weapon at about 08:30 GMT.

Officers said bomb disposal experts were only called to remove the weapon, and have reassured the public there is no danger to the public.

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