This Unexploded Device That Washed Up On The Banks Of The Thames Turned Out To Be Something Very Different...

This Unexploded Device That Washed Up On The Banks Of The Thames Turned Out To Be Something Very Different...
Image: Tower Hamlets Police

An 'unexploded bomb' caused quite the kerfuffle by the Thames in Wapping this morning... until it turned out to be an old Christmas decoration.

Tower Hamlets Police reported being called to inspect the 'device' after it was spotted by members of the public... but then a closer look revealed it to be an oversized Christmas bauble.

A spherical object with hanging loop still attached: it's easy to see how the bauble was mistaken for a dangerous device.

Last Updated 29 May 2019

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