bomb disposal team called to metal object found on Brean beach
Coastguards and Police cordoned off an area of Brean beach at
the weekend after a metal detector user uncovered a 'suspicious
beachwarden Dave Furber contacted Coastguards, who were unable
to positively confirm what the metal object was.
a Royal Navy bomb disposal team was called to investigate amid
concerns that the object may have been wartime ordnance.
team later confirmed that the object was harmless and was probably
a discarded car item," said a Coastguard spokesman. "We
always prefer to fully check out items like these rather than
put public safety at risk."