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Melton Police Station temporarily closed after suspicious item taken in

Melton Police Station in King Street was temporarily closed this afternoon (Wednesday) after a member of the public took in a suspicious item.


The building, which is home to mutiple different departments, was closed and the entrance to the car park was taped off by a police cordon.


Melton Police Station pictured on Wednesday afternoon. Photo: NEMM


A Leicestershire Police spokeswoman said: "Earlier today (29 November) a member of the public found a suspicious item and took the item to Melton police station.

 

On initial examination, the item was suspected to possibly be a grenade.

 

The item was left in a safe place in the station's car park and after further examination."


Leicestershire Police have since confirmed it was not a grenade.



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