Peckham Rye Park locked down after hand grenade found by builders

Katherine Johnston (29 October, 2020)

The park has now reopened

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Peckham Rye Park was shut down this morning after a hand grenade was discovered during building work.

Builders came across the device at 10.25am this morning (Thursday, October 29).

The area was quickly cordoned off as police conducted a controlled explosion.

The Met says the site is now safe, and the park has reopened.

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