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Spot of spring cleaning goes off with a bang

PUBLISHED: 11:49 07 May 2009 | UPDATED: 16:40 25 August 2010

A HAND grenade from the Second World War was unexpectedly discovered during a resident's spring cleaning.

A HAND grenade from the Second World War was unexpectedly discovered during a resident's spring cleaning.

Firefighters and police were called to Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, at 4.30pm on Saturday after a resident clearing out their mother's garage found the anti-personnel bomb.

Explosives officers cleared the area and removed the device, which police said was a Mark V Pineapple hand grenade.

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