Henderson Police station given the all-clear
Henderson Police station given
Friday, 10 January 2014 -
The Henderson Police station has
The bomb squad have assessed the mortar and
it is described as an inert World War Two HE (highly
explosive) 60 millimetre mortar round.
The woman who
brought it into the station had purchased it two years ago
at a garage sale and is highly embarassed at this
Police urge anyone who finds
something of this nature to leave the item where it is and
call the Police.
Police would rather come to your
location, look at the item and find it is nothing to worry
about, than have a very dangerous situation occur during
transportation or at the Police
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