UPDATE: Police identify mystery bones

Police officers investigating a set of mystery bones found near a Fylde coast holiday park have confirmed they are not human.

Wednesday, 1st June 2016, 7:27 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st June 2016, 8:28 pm
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The bones were unearthed at around 11am by a group of workmen who had been digging on Jameson Road in Fleetwood near Broadwater Caravan Park.

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And after being sent to an anthropologist it was confirmed the bones belonged to a horse and not a human.

The area has since been cordoned off from the public.