Boy Finds Hand Grenade on The Beach

Sennen Beach, United Kingdom a young boy was reportedly picked up a hand grenade he found while playing at the beach. The parents notified the lifeguards who setup an exclusion around the area as the Police were called.

A Coastguard Seach and Rescue team assisted with the call as the Royal Navy EOD unit from Plymouth was called in for technical support. EOD conducted a controlled detonation of the hand grenade.

Authorities issued a public statement following the incident which read it part, "Rough seas can often cause items to wash up or be uncovered around the coast. Please remember that ordnance comes in many different shapes and sizes and that if you find something suspicious on the beach, please do not touch it, move it or take it home."

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