Roads closed as WW2 explosive found in Bourne

A series of roads have been closed in Bourne this afternoon (January 11) after a WW2 explosive was found.

Police are currently on the scene at an auction house in Bourne Road, where the explosive has been found.

As a result, roads are closed at South Street, Abbey Road, Eastgate and Spalding Road.

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A statement from Lincolnshire Police said: “We are on scene at an auction house in Bourne Road, Bourne, where a Second World War explosive has been found.

“Roads are closed at South Street, Abbey Road, Eastgate & Spalding Road while it is made safe.

“Please avoid the area. Reported at 2.06pm. Incident 216 of today relates.”

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