Bexley road closed due to unexploded World War Two shell
PUBLISHED: 11:34 30 August 2018 | UPDATED: 11:34 30 August 2018
A road in Erith was closed off yesterday afternoon due to an unexploded World War Two shell.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman confirmed they were called at 3.45pm to what was determined to be a newly-discovered World War Two ordnance in Church Manorway.
The 14-inch shell was taken away for disarmament at 5.03pm.
Police cordons were put in place while emergency services made sure the area was safe.