Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Netley recycling centre evacuated after 'grenade' found

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Image caption A 100m cordon has been put in place around Netley Household Waste Recycling Centre

A recycling centre was evacuated after a suspected hand grenade was discovered by staff, police say.

Bomb disposal experts were called to the Netley Household Waste Recycling Centre, near Southampton, Hampshire police said.

A 100m cordon was put in place around the centre, in Grange Road, after police were called shortly after 13:40 BST.

Police said the device was then removed and the cordon lifted at 15:40 BST.

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