Magnet Fisherman Reels in 19 WWII Grenades

Birmingham, United Kingdom Police and EOD responded to a river outside of a Birmingham after a magnet fisherman reeled in 19 grenades from the water. Che Williams was using his magnet to search for metal debris in the River Tame when he pulled the first grenade out of the water.

He remained in the same spot and pulled up a total 19 grenades. Two of the grenades reportedly still had their pins in place, prompting him to contact police.

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British EOD Responds to Magnet Fishing Find

Hilperton, United Kingdom A 15-year-old boy and his father pulled an ordnance item the canal near the Whaddon Lane bridge while magnet fishing. The two called the police to report the find. Police responded and cordoned off the area before contacting the British Army for support.

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