Lincolnshire

Wartime shell find in Mablethorpe leads to evacuation

Shell found in Mablethorpe garden
Image caption A bomb disposal team recovered and disposed of the shell

Bomb disposal experts were called to a Lincolnshire property after a wartime shell was found in a garden, police confirmed.

Officers were called to an address on Admiralty Road, Mablethorpe, after the item was discovered by a woman while digging in her garden on Thursday.

An explosives team recovered the shell and disposed of it at Donna Nook.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesperson said the property was evacuated as a precautionary measure.

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