UPDATE: Bognor sergeant ‘thankful’ shells were safe

Bomb disposal leaves the scene
Bomb disposal leaves the scene

A BRIEF bomb scare this morning (July 30) in Bognor Regis has finished with empty shells taken from the scene.

Roads around the tip at Shripney Road were closed, as well as the tip itself, after what police believed to be two wartime shells were dropped off at Arun Business Park.

Bomb disposal leaves the scene

Bomb disposal leaves the scene

Speaking at the scene, sergeant Christian Thomas said: “We found a couple of old shells and cordoned off the tip.

“Thankfully they were empty shells so we didn’t have to do a full scale evacuation. The road and tip has now reopened.”

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