Public urged to stay away from this area due to controlled explosion of grenades

Controlled grenade explosion on field next to Brough Farm/Coastguard Cottages, Saltburn by the Sea Picture: Cleveland Police
Controlled grenade explosion on field next to Brough Farm/Coastguard Cottages, Saltburn by the Sea Picture: Cleveland Police

The public is being advised to stay away from an area of Saltburn while a controlled explosion takes place.

Cleveland Police are advising people to stay away from the area near the field next to Brough Farm/Coastguard Cottages, Saltburn by the Sea.

A controlled explosion of hand grenades took place from 7pm until approximately 7.45pm on Saturday (September 24) evening.

The Northern Echo: The field next to Brough Farm/Coastguard Cottages, Saltburn by the Sea Picture:Google
The Northern Echo: The field next to Brough Farm/Coastguard Cottages, Saltburn by the Sea Picture:Google

The field next to Brough Farm/Coastguard Cottages, Saltburn by the Sea Picture:Google

However, the police force has sent out an update on Sunday (September 25) saying that controlled explosions will still be happening.

A spokesperson for Cleveland Police said: "Following on from last night's controlled explosions of hand grenades in the area near the field next to Brough Farm/Coastguard Cottages, Saltburn by the Sea, there will be more explosions taking place this morning.

"We continue to ask the public to stay away from the area."

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