Bomb squad called after suspicious device found in Sowerby Bridge

Police have cordoned off Mill House Lane in Sowerby Bridge
Police have cordoned off Mill House Lane in Sowerby Bridge

Police called the bomb squad to Sowerby Bridge today after a suspicious device was found at the side of the river.

Officers cordoned off Mill House Lane until the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team could check the suspected military device.

Police were alerted at 11.36am today. The team declared the area safe and removed the cordon at around 3.45pm.