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Marlow Bridge closed after 'historic ordnance' found in river

Marlow Bridge was closed for most of this morning (Wednesday) after a member of the public pulled ‘historic ordnance’ from the river.

A Thames Valley Police spokesman said: "A member of the public pulled some historic ordnance from the river near the Marlow Bridge. A cordon was put in place. EOD [Explosive Ordinance Disposal] have now attended and removed this safely. The cordon has now been lifted.”

Transport for Bucks posted on Twitter this morning: “Marlow Bridge has been closed by the police for an emergency. More information to follow.”

The bridge reopened at about 10.15am.

Thames Valley Police has been approached for more information.



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