Manchester

Grenade in skip: Bomb squad called to Salford

Bomb disposal officers have been called following reports of a grenade being found in a skip in Salford.

Greater Manchester Police received a call at about 10:45 GMT alerting officers to an explosive device in Cobden Street off Broughton Road.

Following a search by detectives, the bomb squad was deployed and a cordon put in place.

The grenade was examined and investigators found it did not contain any explosives, police said.

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