Police 'dealing with incident' after reports of unexploded bomb found on White Lund Industrial Estate in Morecambe

Police are currently at the scene of an incident on White Lund Industrial Estate in Morecambe.

Monday, 16th November 2020, 6:16 pm
Whitegate on White Lund. Photo: Google Street View

Police are on Whitegate, and have asked people to avoid the area.

A cordon has been put in place.

Members of the public had reported that an unexploded bomb had been found at the scene.

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Lancashire Police said: "We were called at around 3.15pm today (Monday) to reports an unexploded shell had been found at the White Lund Industrial Estate in Morecambe.

"The shell was uncovered by contractors doing work in the area.

"EOD [Explosive Ordinance Disposal] are en route to the area and a cordon is now in place. We are asking motorists to avoid the area and find alternative routes where possible.

"We will update when the cordon has been lifted."