A controlled explosion has been carried out after an unexploded bomb was found in Preston.Advertisement
Preston Police closed off the Guild Wheel cycle route near Longridge Road, between Ribbleton and Grimsargh.
Police told Blog Preston the device was found near the Recycling Lives complex around 2.06pm on Thursday (7 June).
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The Army’s bomb squad were called out to examine the device and said it was an unexploded Second World War bomb.
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Police said the device was exploded safely and they are in the process of reopening the footpaths around the site and should be off scene by 7pm.
No one was hurt in the incident.