A quiet street in east Hull has been cordoned off this afternoon.

Officers were spotted in Rensburg Street, off Holderness Road, at around 1.20pm on Sunday, April 18.

It is believed a 'grenade' has been found and quickly resulted in a road closure as a safety precaution.

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One resident said: "I went down there and the road has been shut.

"Someone told it was a live grenade and they need to get the ordnance team down to check it's all ok.

"It was still shut with police at the scene when I walked back."

Humberside Police have been contacted for further updates.

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'Bomb disposal squad on their way'

"Apparently there is a grenade in someone's garden and people have been asked to wait until they deal with it. Apparently the bomb disposal squad is coming from Catterick. Police have been here for about 35 minutes," said a resident.

Personnel should be arriving shortly

Our reporter at the scene says personnel are expected to arrive at around 2.50pm.

'Hand grenade' found in garden

A neighbour said: "Apparently there's been a hand grenade found in someone's garden. Police have not told me anything yet" said a Rensburg Street resident

'There's something at the bottom of the street'

One neighbour said: "Police turned up an hour and a half ago. There's something happened at the bottom of the street but I don't know.

"I think it's something from WW2 that's been dug up in a garden. It's nothing sinister."