Bomb squad called to Tilgate Park

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Police were called to Tilgate Park yesterday (Thursday November 28) to deal with an unexploded bomb near the Walled Garden cafe.

A council worker found a rusty grenade a few metres from a public path and police were notified shortly after midday.

Army Bomb Disposal squad investigate explosive device possibly a hand granade found at Tilgate Park (Pic by Jon Rigby)

Army Bomb Disposal squad investigate explosive device possibly a hand granade found at Tilgate Park (Pic by Jon Rigby)

The area near Tilgate Drive was cordoned off and a bomb disposal team from Aldershot attended. After examining the weapon, it was removed without being detonated and taken away for disposal.