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Bomb squad and police swoop on residential area in Birmingham – cordon in place

NewsBomb squad and police swoop on residential area in Birmingham - cordon in place


Police were called out to Garretts Green Lane in Lea Hall. A cordon has been established.

A photo shows police cars and a bomb disposal unit parked near the area’s McDonalds.

Reports suggest two grenades have been found.

This has not, however, been confirmed.

Traffic in the area has not been affected, according to Birmingham Live.

This includes bus services.

The paper reported that bomb disposal experts from the Royal Logistics Corps Bomb Disposal Unit were called out to the scene.

Officers are understood to have arrived shortly before 7pm tonight, on April 27.

More to follow.



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