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Suspected WW2 'bomb' at Costa coffee site is a blank

Police at the scene Image copyright Wales news service
Image caption Police were called to the building site after the device was found

A suspected bomb discovered by workers building a Costa coffee shop was a World War Two practise device.

Police were called at around 11:00 BST to the site on Victoria Road in Milford Haven docks, Pembrokeshire.

They cordoned off the area while bomb disposal experts examined the suspicious object, unearthed by construction staff.

Dyfed Powys Police said: "The device that was full of concrete and never posed a threat as it was inert."

The area was closed off and public warned to stay away for three hours.

The device was later taken away by the bomb squad.

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Image caption Contractors found the device while building a Costa Coffee shop

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