Live Ammunition Dumped At Yeovil Recycling Centre

Live Ammunition Dumped At Yeovil Recycling Centre

Live Ammunition Discovered at Yeovil Recycling Centre: Police Called to Investigate

In a startling discovery, live ammunition was found at the Yeovil Recycling Centre, prompting a swift response from local police force. The incident raising concerns about public safety and the proper disposal of hazardous materials.

Discovery and Immediate Response

Employees at the Yeovil Recycling Centre were conducting routine sorting procedures when they uncovered a stash of live ammunition. The find included several rounds of various calibres, which were quickly identified as live and potentially dangerous. Recognizing the severity of the situation, the staff immediately halted operations and contacted the Avon and Somerset Police.

Police officers arrived at the scene promptly, cordoning off the area to ensure the safety of both the public and the recycling centre employees. 

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police provided a statement regarding the incident: "We received a call from the Yeovil Recycling Centre regarding the discovery of live ammunition. Our officers responded quickly to secure the area and ensure public safety.

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