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Braintree: Bomb squad and police called after grenade scare
1:40pm Wednesday 11th September 2013 in News
Police were called following reports that a hand grenade had been discovered on a housing estate.
An Essex Police spokesman said: “Police were called to Drake Gardens in Braintree just after 5.30am following a report from a member of the public who had found what he believed to be a hand grenade on the pavement.
“Officers cordoned off the area and contacted the Ministry of Defence experts who found it to be a toy.
“The cordon was lifted at 7.25am.”
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