People in Derbyshire town alerted after 'loud bang'

Residents in part of Derbyshire have been alerted after a ‘loud bang’ was heard.

Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 12:11 pm

Derbyshire police said people in Ilkeston should not be concerned and the noise was caused by a controlled explosion.

The Force tweeted: “People in the Ilkeston area may have heard a loud bang in the past five minutes.

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"This was a controlled explosion after a grenade was found at a recycling centre in Crompton Road. There is no cause for concern and no body has been hurt.”

Police say there is no cause for alarm.
Police say there is no cause for alarm.