Unusual Find on Moorland above Glossop - Un exploded Mortar Shell

Alert message sent 21/02/2021 13:25:00

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Glossop Police SNT #OpDerbyshire

A day in the Life of Glossop Police !

Yesterday [Saturday 20th Feb] information was received from a member of the public who reported finding something very dangerous and un usual to Glossop Police and Glossop Mountain Rescue.

This was in fact identified as an unexploded mortar shell found on moorland above Glossop.

The Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team arrived last night and returned to conduct a controlled explosion today.

If you do see anything similar to the below 👇 or are unsure don’t hesitate to contact us.


#Workingtogether to keep the High Peak safe.
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Brian Buller (Police, PCSO, High Peak)
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