TAYSIDE Police are in attendace in a Forfar Street after workmen found what appears to be a hand grenade.
Local resdents have been evacuated whilst the area is made safe.
A spokesperson for Tayside Police said: “Tayside Police were called to a vacant flat in Forfar’s Stedfast Lane at about 11.25 a.m. today after workmen found what appears to be a hand grenade.
“The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) were immediately alerted and are attending to carry out further enquiries and ensure the device is safe. Initial examination indicates it is a practice grenade.
A cordon has been established around the address as a precaution”.
Our reporter, Hannah Messer, is at the scene - more details later.
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