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Bomb squad called to quiet beach on the Lizard

Bomb squad called to quiet beach on the Lizard

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 3:56pm 8th May 2019. (Updated at 4:58am 9th May 2019)

The bomb squad has been called to a beach on the Lizard.

Coastguard crews also got the shout after an 'object' was found at Parbean Cove.

Teams checked it over on Tuesday afternoon and confirmed it was not harmful.

Officials say it was a mooring bouy that they already knew was there.

"Team paged to Parbean cove to assist Royal Navy bomb squad to check and confirm the previous call outs findings were not harmful.

"On arrival we guided the EOD to the exact location who looked over the object and confirmed our suspicions and that it was the mooring bouy we knew was there.

"All information was passed to our ops room and we stood down."

Porthoustock Coastguard Rescue Team

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