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Police call explosive removal experts to Fincampstead home

Orbit Close
Police officers were called to Orbit Close in Finchampstead on Wednesday

POLICE officers called to a Finchampstead street had to bring in explosive removal experts.

They were investigating a find at Orbit Close on Wednesday, June 17. 

Officers said they were looking at a “non-recent military ordnance” – munitions of some kind – and needed to call on back-up to ensure it could be removed safely. 

A spokesperson for Thames Valley Police said: “We were called to an address in Orbit Close, Finchampstead, on Wednesday, June 17, at 2.51pm after an item of non-recent military ordnance at a property.

“The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team from Ministry of Defence were called to the scene and they removed the item to a safe place and safely disposed the ordnance.”

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