Bomb squad called to shell-like devices found in shed

Bomb squad officers have carried out a controlled explosion on suspicious devices found at a house in Cheshire.

Police were called to the property in Penn Lane, Runcorn, at about 09:30 GMT after a man found the shell-like devices while clearing the shed.

A spokeswoman for Cheshire Police said there was no danger to the public and there was no need to evacuate any nearby properties.

The all-clear was given after the explosion took place, she added.

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