Bomb disposal team called to Beachy Head

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A bomb disposal team has been called towards Beachy Head this afternoon (Monday).

According to police, it was called to reports of an ‘old munition’ sticking from the cliff edge near Beachy Head Road at around 10.30am this morning, and arrived on scene at around 2pm.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said, “Police were alerted at 10.38am on Monday about an unexploded shell sticking from the cliff edge off Beachy Head Road, Eastbourne.

“Explosive Ordinance Disposal experts safely destroyed the shell at about 4.15pm after it was taken to a nearby beach.”