Bomb squad called to Royston to deal with unexploded.... flower pot

THE bomb squad descended on Royston to deal with an unexploded flower pot. Police were called to a house in Baldock Road, Royston, at 3.35pm yesterday (Thursday) following reports of a suspected unexploded bomb having been unearthed in a back garden. Bu

THE bomb squad descended on Royston to deal with an unexploded flower pot.

Police were called to a house in Baldock Road, Royston, at 3.35pm yesterday (Thursday) following reports of a suspected unexploded bomb having been unearthed in a back garden.

But it turned out the residents weren't in any danger.

A spokesman for Herts Police said: "Specialist police officers and the Explosives Ordnance Disposal team attended the address to identify the object and ensure the safety of people living in the local area.


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"The object was quickly identified as a flower pot and all officers left the scene."

*Do you know the people who unearthed the flower pot? Call 01763 244977 or email news@royston-crow.co.uk.

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