Merseyside Police can confirm that officers are in attendance in West Kirby this evening (Sunday 2 May) following the discovery of a suspected unexploded ordnance device.
Emergency services were called around 4.30pm, after the device was found by a member of the public.
The Army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team attended, examined the device and have secured the area.
The device, believed to be a mortar ordnance, will be safely removed later this evening.
We would like to thank the community for their patience while we deal with this incident.