Hereford Police Station is currently closed due to an ongoing incident.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said:

“Hereford Police Station is currently closed as a precaution after what is believed to be a hand grenade was handed in by a member of the public.  

“Explosive Ordnance Disposal have been informed and are attending the scene assess the device and ensure it is disposed of safely.

“A cordon has been put in place around the station and is likely to remain in place for some time.

“We would like to reassure the public that there is not believed to be any risk to the wider area or the community.”