Unexploded artillery shell discovered in Warrington Date published: 17th January 2018 12.55pm

Officers from Cheshire Police are currently dealing with the discovery of a second suspected unexploded artillery shell at a site in Warrington.

The discovery was made shortly before midday today, Wednesday 17th January, at a site on Edgewater Park, off Thelwall  Lane, Warrington.

Officers are currently in attendance at the scene and EOD have been alerted to the incident.

As a result of the incident a number of properties in the local area have been evacuated and a police cordon is currently in place as a precautionary measure.