A BUSINESS unit in Old Sarum was evacuated over a suspected unexploded grenade.

Police say an object, believed to be an old grenade, was handed in at one of the business units on Old Sarum Park this afternoon.

An Explosive  Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team was called. 

A Wiltshire Police spokesman said the incident has now been dealt with and a controlled explosion was carried out. 

The incident was reported to police at about 1.45pm.

Police also said there was no evidence that it was linked to the on-going situation in Amesbury.