UPDATE: Hand grenade detonated in Slinfold

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A hand grenade that was dug up near Slinfold yesterday (Thursday March 13) was detonated, Horsham police have confirmed.

A bomb disposal unit safely detonated the grenade at the scene of the incident, at a property on the A281 Guildford Road.

Police were originally called at 10.30am and later alerted the bomb disposal unit.

A spokesperson for Horsham police said some nearby residents reported ‘a loud bang’ at the time of the detonation.