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Unexploded WW2 bomb found in Bexley woodland

Picture of police at scene of incident in Joyden's Wood <i>(Image: Contributor)</i>
Picture of police at scene of incident in Joyden's Wood (Image: Contributor)

An unexploded WW2 bomb has been found in a woodland area in Bexley.

The discovery was made at Joyden’s Wood at around 10am yesterday (March 20).

Specialist officers were called to the scene and a police cordon was put in place.

News Shopper: Picture of the unexploded device in Bexley
News Shopper: Picture of the unexploded device in Bexley

Picture of the unexploded device in Bexley (Image: Contributor)

The device was found and has since been detonated and removed from the area.

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: “At around 10:00hrs on Wednesday 20 March, police were called to Joyden’s Woods, Bexley following a report that an unexploded device had been found.

“Officers attended the scene and a cordon was put in place, which has since closed.

“Specialist officers removed the device that was confirmed to be a WWII bomb, the device was safely detonated.”