Dog Walker Finds Bomb On Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve

  • Police issue update after bomb disposal experts called to Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve


A dog walker found what looked like a bomb on Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve on Friday at around 6.30pm (September 3).

The emergency services and the army Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) team were called to the scene.

A spokesman for Lincolnshire Police has confirmed the incident and said the device which turned out to be an old practice bomb was made safe and removed from Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve

“We were called to Skegness Gibraltar Point at around 6.30pm after an object was discovered by a dog walker.

“EOD attended and x-rayed the device, which turned out to be an old practice bomb.

“It was not live. The team made it safe and took it away.”

A spokesman for Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, who run Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve also confirmed the incident and said that two members of the public found what they thought was a bomb.

According to the spokesman, the bomb measured approx. 15 inches in length

(Image: Kevin Wilson)