THERE was a police presence in a Malvern road after a hand grenade was discovered. 

Police were called to Moat Crescent on Saturday, (September 16).

A West Mercia Police spokesperson said: "We were called to Moat Crescent at around 1.45pm on Saturday following the discovery of a hand grenade. 

"A cordon was put in place as a precaution.

"Experts from Explosive Ordnance Disposal attended and the grenade was made safe."

Our reporter visited the road in Pound Bank on Saturday, following reports the road was closed - but police had left and the road had reopened by around 4.30pm.