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I found a round
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Les


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22-04-2014 03:02 PM

Cleaning out a blocked drain last weekend, I found what looked like a live handgun round in the bottom on the catch pit.

The drain which takes waste from various sinks and kitchen equipment is only accessible from the house and garden through a coarse grating.

I called 101 and the bullet was made safe by the police. Has this happened to anyone else?

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gbrownings


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22-04-2014 03:21 PM

Sure. I've lost count of the number of times I've found a gun and bullets when cleaning out my drains........Laugh

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Poppy9560


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22-04-2014 03:28 PM

how would you "make safe" a round?Unsure

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Les


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22-04-2014 03:38 PM

They took it away - an armourer has tools for opening cartridges etc without risk of the thing going off.

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Snazy


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23-04-2014 12:03 PM

Blimey, did they take a look for anything else?
Thats a good find thought, albeit a little worrying.

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Les


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25-04-2014 11:54 AM

Had a good dig (they let me do this!) in the next drain, but nothing interesting found.

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