Old Military Ammo Found in Telarah Shed

Neighbours had to be evacuated..

Newcastle Newsroom

3 April 2019

Newcastle Newsroom

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Military style ammunition has been found on a property in Telarah.

Police were called to a house in Brooks Street at about 3:30pm yesterday following a tip off about a stolen motorbike.

Officers found the bike and also a box in the shed containing three ordnance shells.

Neighbours were told to evacuate as a precaution as authorities checked if the ammo was still active.

They were quickly deemed safe and were taken away by personnel from the Williamtown RAAF base.

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