Military bomb squad called to Leeds road after man discovers hand grenade in loft

Army bomb disposal teams were called to a house in Leeds tonight after an unexploded hand grenade was found.

Sandmoor Drive Leeds

Sandmoor Drive in Alwoodley, Leeds was closed after a workman found a suspected WW2 hand grenade which fell down from a loft while it was being cleared out.

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The grenade was thought to have been brought back by a previous owner, and was rusted but appeared to be in line with a Second World War device.

A military bomb disposal unit was called to the scene at about 6.30pm and the weapon was disposed of.

The road has just been reopened, West Yorkshire Police confirmed.

No-one was injured during the incident.