A bomb disposal team was called out after an item suspected to be an unexploded mortar was found in a canal.
Part of Arbroath beach near the West Links playpark was cordoned off after the discovery of suspected ordnance. Coastguard crews attended the scene shortly before 1pm. They consulted bomb disposal personnel and it was confirmed the item was a fire extinguisher. For more on this story visit TheCourier.co.uk