Police cordoned off Formby’s Altcar Road area this morning, after reports of an explosive device being found at the Household Waste Recycling Centre. Luckily this was deemed to be a false alarm.
Merseyside Police advised that they had reports of a mortar being found at a waste facility site on Altcar Road.
Stephenson Way to the Formby Bypass was duly cordoned off.
The area is now clear.
Pat Regan ©