An area of beach at Hemsby has been reopened after the controlled explosion of what was believed to be an unexploded mortar.

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Officers were contacted at around 8.15am after the item was found about 500 yards away from the lifeboat station by a member of the public.

A team from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team assessed the situation and carried out the controlled explosion at 2pm.

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