Bomb disposal team carry out ‘controlled explosion’ in Hastings

A controlled explosion has been carried out in Hastings this morning (Monday, 20).

Police said the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team were called to the town following a report made last night (Sunday, 19) of concerns for an unexploded munition at a house in the area.

The squad carried out a controlled explosion in a field off West Hill, Hastings, at around 8.20am.

Officers said the object was removed by the EOD and safely disposed of.

Police assisted with a cordon as a precaution.

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