Police and a bomb disposal team were called out to two addresses in Brighton on Monday (May, 11).
The force said they were called to two seperate reports involving unexploded bombs yesterday afternoon.
Explosive Ordnance Disposal experts first attended the Grand Parade in the early afternoon to deal with what was thought to be an unexploded mortar.
The EOD carried out a controlled explosion to destroy the device, and police stood down from the area shortly before 3pm.
A second item, police describe as ‘a small rusted shell’, was reportedly discovered in the garden of a house in Chatham Place at around 3.30pm.
Officers said the bomb disposal experts with the EOD carried out an assessment and safely removed the object.
Road closures were in place until around 6.30pm.
The two incidents are not connected.
Another area of #Brighton has been cordoned off as police and EOD personnel attend to a suspected unexploded munition – the 2nd Today.
The rusted item, found in the garden of a house in Chatham Place, #Brighton and reported to police at 3.36pm
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