Unexploded shell discovered in Grays

Police are dealing with a piece of unexploded ordnance discovered in Lodge Lane, Grays.

Officers were called to the discovery shortly before 4.25pm today (Friday May 19).

It is believed the is a Second World War shell.

Bomb disposal experts have taken the ordnance to another location nearby to safely dispose of it.

Police say if residents hear a loud bang, please do not worry.