Bomb disposal squad called to safely destroy an old hand grenade found near Dudbridge Road in Stroud
2:30pm Thursday 5th September 2013 in News
A HAND grenade has been safely detonated in a controlled explosion in Stroud.
Officers from Gloucestershire Police were called to the unexploded grenade close to the canal path off Dudbridge Road shortly before 11am this morning.
Police officials commented that the grenade appeared to be very old.
A cordon was put in place while the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team (EOD) carried out the explosion.
No persons were injured nor were any buildings or roads closed while the incident took place.