Suspected explosive device found near Wrexham school turned out to be ... an oil canister
The bomb squad was called to a suspected explosive device near a primary school in Wrexham today - but it turned out to be just an oil canister.
Explosives officers checked out the item located near to Hafod y Wern School, in Caia Park, at about 12 noon.
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There were reports it was suspected to be a World War Two hand grenade.
But on further inspection it turned out to be harmless.
A North Wales Police spokesman said: “It was shortly after lunch time we received a call to a suspected explosive device.
“Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) was called... read more
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