Bomb discovered near Hove leisure centre

The King Alfred Centre SUS-160114-122649001
The King Alfred Centre SUS-160114-122649001

A bomb has been discovered in a Hove leisure centre car park today (Thursday).

Police set up an exclusion zone around King Alfred Leisure Centre around 3pm after being called to reports of a small rusty object underneath some steps.

According to police, a disposal team attended the scene and disposed of the object, believed to be an unexploded Second World War Vintage.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said: “The car park and southern pavement have been closed while military ordnance disposal attend and assess the item. There have been no road closures.”