Explosive Ordnance Disposal are planning to undertake a controlled explosion of a suspected World War II grenade found in Stroud town centre.
A resident came across the object while digging on their private property near the police station on Ryeleaze road at around 4pm.
Road closures were in place but they have since been removed.
More to follow.
We are currently dealing with an on going incident on Ryeleaze road in Stroud. Please avoid the area until further notice due to road closures in place. pic.twitter.com/aPdzdNkubh
— Force Control Room (@GlosPolice_FCR) April 21, 2021