LiveKnoll beach cafe evacuated in Studland

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Summary

  • The Knoll beach cafe in Studland was evacuated after a member of the public brought in what appeared to be a Second World War canon shell into the information kiosk
  • A 200 metre cordon was put in place
  • The bomb disposal team were called and have taken the ordnance away.

2:22pm

At 2.15pm the National Trust spokesman confirmed the army bomb disposal team had arrived and taken the ordnance away.

The cordon has now been lifted.

2:22pm

Staff evacuated the cafe, kiosks and toilets. They implemented a 200 metre cordon, which effectively closed the car park.

2:21pm

The Knoll Beach Cafe has now been reopened, says the National Trust.

A spokesman told the Daily Echo that cafe staff decided to err on the side of caution after a member of the public brought what appeared to be a Second World War canon shell to the information kiosk around midday.

2:08pm

2:02pm

Bournemouth Echo:

We've been sent this picture of the evacuated beach by a reader

2:02pm

2:01pm

There are reports Knoll beach cafe in Studland has been evacuated

It is understood an unexploded bomb has been found near to the scene

A bomb disposal team is en-route to the beach

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3:31pm Tue 15 Jul 14

coster says...

If he carried it in, why could he not carry it out again?
If he carried it in, why could he not carry it out again? coster
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