Grenade found in Wirksworth

A BOMB disposal squad was called to Wirksworth after a grenade was found.

Police were alerted by a man in Warmbrook, at 4pm on Monday June 6, who discovered the grenade in the loft of a garage.

The man was clearing out property at the home of a family member who had recently died when he discovered the small explosive device.

Police dispatched a bomb disposal team which cordoned off a 150 metre area around the garage.

The squad confirmed the grenade was not live and took it away for disposal.