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WATCH: Live grenade found in garage in Hayle

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Published by Sarah Yeoman at 3:26pm 13th June 2018. (Updated at 3:33pm 13th June 2018)

A grenade has been discovered in garage in Hayle.

Police say a resident was clearing out when they found the device.

Experts think it was live and possibly from World War II and was disposed of in a controlled explosion.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Police were called this morning by a resident in #Hayle who had discovered a rusty grenade during a garage clear-out.

"EOD attended and believe it was a live American grenade possibly from WW2.

"The grenade was taken to Hayle Estuary and was disposed of via a control explosion."

You can watch the explosion below...

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