Live wartime anti-tank rockets found near bus stop


Six Second World War anti-tank rockets have been found behind a bus stop.

Police were called to Coopersale in Essex, after the rockets were found near the stop on the B181 Epping Road.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "The Army Explosives Ordnance Disposal Unit attended and disposed of the rockets nearby and confirmed they were six live anti-tank rockets from WW2.

"We are appealing to find the person who left these items at the bus stop and to find out whether they have any more."

Anyone with information about the incident, which happened at 4.55pm on Tuesday, should contact police on 101.