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Rocket launcher found in Devon recycling skip

Rocket launcher Image copyright Devon County Council
Image caption The centre was closed "as a safety precaution"

A rocket launcher has been found at a household waste recycling centre.

The green launcher, about 3ft (1m) long, was discovered in a skip by staff at the Knowle Hill centre, near Exmouth.

Devon County Council said the launcher was stripped of its launch mechanism so "it could not have been used".

The centre was closed "as a safety precaution" for about an hour until police disposed of it.

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