Bomb squad called to St Leonards

Photo by Eddie Mitchell/ Dan Jessup
Photo by Eddie Mitchell/ Dan Jessup

A bomb squad was on scene in a St Leonards street on Friday (June 15).

Emergency services including police and the fire and rescue service rushed to Bexhill Road at about 2.45pm, where potentially explosive materials were found in a house.

Photo by Eddie Mitchell

Photo by Eddie Mitchell

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said: “Police have cordoned off an area of Bexhill Road, St Leonards after potentially explosive materials were found in an unoccupied house.

“An explosive ordnance unit has been sent to the scene and there is a cordon in the area.”

Police said on Sunday (June 17) there are no further details available.

Photos by Dan Jessup and Eddie Mitchell.

Photo by Eddie Mitchell/ Dan Jessup

Photo by Eddie Mitchell/ Dan Jessup