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Breaking: Evacuation After Bomb Scare Warning

Wednesday March 5 2014


South Yorkshire Police South Yorkshire Police


POLICE have evacuated homes and businesses on a street in Penistone after officers discovered what are thought to be unexploded bombs in a property.

Sheffield Road has been closed between Queen Street and Green Road and a cordon is in place following the discovery of what is believed to be unexploded Second World War munitions.

Emergency services are on scene working to make the devices safe and secure and have evacuated residents as a precautionary measure.

Police say the road is expected to remain closed for some time and motorists are advised to avoid the area and use alternative routes.