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Fraserburgh World War II bomb 'not a danger'

Fraserburgh Academy
Image caption Police took the suspect device to Fraserburgh Academy's playing fields

A bomb disposal team has established that a suspected wartime bomb in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, poses no danger.

It is understood a man found the suspicious metal object on a local beach and took it to the town's police station.

Officers moved it to the playing fields of Fraserburgh Academy as a precaution.

Explosives experts found that the bomb had disintegrated and was "not a viable device."

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