Suspicious object in sea

By Ross Findon

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

 

Suspicious object in sea

The object being recovered on Ventnor seafront. Picture by Tom Venables.

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UPDATED 15:35*

A ROYAL Navy bomb disposal team has been called to the Isle of Wight this morning (Tuesday) after a suspicious object was spotted in the sea.

The team was called to Ventnor after the object was reported to the Coastguard.

A Royal Navy spokeswoman said the team was waiting until low tide, before it would deal with the item.

*It was confirmed shortly after 3pm that the item was a piece of scrap metal.

Suspicious object

The object, that was initially thought to be suspicious, being recovered. Picture by Tom Venables.

Suspicious object

Picture by Tom Venables.

Video courtesy of Shane Thornton.

Reporter: ross.findon@iwcp.co.uk

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