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Bomb disposal team called to Barrow

Police have put a precautionary cordon in place on a stretch of Michaelson Road, from Bridge Road to Hindpool Road, in Barrow after a number of pieces of ordnance were found in a building this morning.

Officers were called at 10.31am today (Sept 15) after the discovery of what is believed to be military ordnance.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “Officers are working with partner agencies ahead of the arrival of a EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) team.

“The public is asked to avoid this area until the incident is concluded.”

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