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Bomb disposal team called to Pickering
MILITARY bomb disposal experts were called to Pickering after a World War Two bomb was found.
A member of the public phoned North Yorkshire Police at about 2.40pm yesterday to say they had found a suspect looking device at Pickering Showground.
A 200m police cordon was immediately put in place on the discovery of the World War Two mortar and bomb disposal experts were called to the scene.
A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: "The World War 2 mortar was safely detonated by the EOD just after 9am on Thursday, December 5.
"The explosion was heard around two miles away."