Mansfield, United Kingdom A 12-year old boy magnet fishing underneath a busy bridge pulled up an old grenade from the river. Intrigued by the item, the boy decided to bring it home with him to show his parents. When the parents looked at the item, they immediately called the police.
Police responded with bomb technicians from the Royal Logistic Corps and transported the item to a nearby park for disposal the following morning. The bomb technicians identified the item as a WWI hand grenade.