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Mortar device discovered at Knettishall Heath Nature Reserve



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A mortar device was found at a Suffolk nature reserve on Wednesday, police have confirmed.

Emergency services were called to Knettishall Heath at 12.50pm after a mortar device, the size of a drink bottle, was located.

A cordon was put in place, with Ministry of Defence experts alerted to help inspect it and confirmed it was inactive.

A cordon was put in place in Knettishall Heath yesterday after a mortar device was found. Picture: Piotr Wysocki (57691164)
A cordon was put in place in Knettishall Heath yesterday after a mortar device was found. Picture: Piotr Wysocki (57691164)
A cordon was put in place in Knettishall Heath yesterday after a mortar device was found. Picture: Piotr Wysocki
A cordon was put in place in Knettishall Heath yesterday after a mortar device was found. Picture: Piotr Wysocki

The object was subsequently disposed of by the experts.



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