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Suspected Ordnance found at Brixham Harbour

Suspected Ordnance found at Brixham Harbour

Brixham Harbour had a lot of official activity today as reports of a suspected ordnance circulated.

Emergency services including the Royal Navy Bomb Disposal group were called to Brixham to handle what appeared to be a suspected ordnance device.

Police officers attending the scene quickly setup a cordon around the harbour area to ensure peoples safety.

An inspection of the device quickly went ahead.

Still unsure as to what the device was Tor bay Habour Authority & Beaches posted on twitter:

It was later confirmed by the Berry Head Coastguard that what had been brought to shore was actually an old air cylinder.

The coastguard stated:

Tasked by Solent Coastguard to unidentified object (possible ordnance) that had been reported by Brixham harbour Security. Devon & Cornwall Police were also in attendance and the EOD (explosive and ordnance disposal) squad were also tasked from Plymouth. A cordon was put in place around the area while EOD investigated the object. It was found to be an old air cylinder following which we were stood down.

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