Bomb Taken To Scarborough Police Station
Scarborough Police Station mortar shell
North Yorkshire Police Statement:
“On January 27 2014, an old world war mortar shell was handed into Scarborough Police Station by a man who found it while clearing out his grandfather’s garage.
The incident attracted some local media coverage as the car park of the police station was temporarily cordoned off.
The man would like to point out that he was advised by a member of police staff to take the shell to the station and North Yorkshire Police are happy to confirm that this was the case.”
13 March 2014
Real Whitby statement:
Real Whitby can confirm that the man who delivered the mortar shell was not in any way affiliated to Real Whitby.
Real Whitby can further confirm that we are both relieved and thankful that the Police Station was not blown up.