Bomb disposal team called to Axminster

PUBLISHED: 11:00 03 June 2014 | UPDATED: 11:18 03 June 2014

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Unexploded device - thought to be of German origin - discovered in a garden at Alexandra Road.

A residential area of Axminster has been cordoned off this morning (Tuesday, June 3) after a suspected wartime bomb was found.

The unexploded device – thought to be of German origin - was unearthed in a garden at Alexandra Road at around 9.15am.

A spokesman for the police said a 20metre cordon had been set up around the property and a bomb disposal team is on its way.

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