Bomb disposal team called after workmen find potential unexploded bomb shell

The bomb disposal squad are on their way to Todmorden after workmen found a potential unexploded bomb shell.

Police were alerted at 12.34pm by the workmen, who were carrying out roadworks on Rochdale Road and brought a photograph of what they had found into Todmorden Police Station.

The road has been shut and diversions are in place along Bacup Road.