Bomb disposal team deployed to Doncaster

The army’s bomb disposal team was deployed to Doncaster overnight following the discovery of a suspicious item.

Thursday, 9th May 2019, 05:36 am
Updated Monday, 13th May 2019, 11:46 am
The Army's bomb disposal team was called to Stainforth, Doncaster, this morning

South Yorkshire Police, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue and Yorkshire Ambulance Service were also deployed to Stainforth following the discovery in the early hours of this morning.

In a statement issued this morning, South Yorkshire Police said: “Between 00:44 and 01:20 hours, South Yorkshire Police in partnership with South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, Yorkshire Ambulance Service and Explosive Ordnance Disposal attended an incident in the Stainforth area.

“An item found by a member of the public was examined by the EOD and found to be completely safe.

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“There is no need to be concerned."

No other details have been released.