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Cygnet Rowing Club
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Bomb Alert!

4th August 2015

At 1437 hours, 3rd Aug 2015, London Coastguard was advised of a possible 6 lb. World War II shell, which had been picked up by a member of the public and deposited behind the first ladder down river of No1 Arch Putney Bridge, photos had also been taken CAD 5279/ 03/08/2015 refers.

Police and Met EOD visited the site, however by the time they reached the location it was covered by the tide. No 1and 2 Arches Putney Bridge were closed to navigation. Police and MP EOD will return tomorrow to inspect the device at 1000 hours. HM(U) aware.

Until the possible shell has been removed and the arches have been opened, keep away.

Author: Neil Pickford

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