West Sussex, England The Selsey Coastguard Rescue Team was called to a West Sussex beach to reports of a suspect hand grenade discovered by someone with a metal detector. Sussex Police also responded to fill sandbags to protect the device protect from the incoming tide.
Unfortunately, EOD were unable to arrive before the tide covered it. After waiting for low tide, EOD arrived on the scene and confirmed the UXO to be a WWI era hand grenade. It was safely removed for disposal.