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Bomb found in Riverside Park, near Wessex Lane

Police and a bomb disposal squad were called to the scene


Early this afternoon, a bomb was found in the River Itchen at Riverside Park.

According to the Daily Echo, police and a bomb disposal unit were called to the scene at around 1:30 this afternoon.

Parts of Riverside Park, as well as Woodmill Lane (by Wessex Lane) was shut for two hours as a precaution, and traffic was directed away from the area.

We will publish more information as it becomes available.

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