Explosive device found close to Cutty Sark

15:40 06 January 2013

Part of Cutty Sark Gardens in Greenwich was closed to the public earlier this afternoon after an historic explosive device was found.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said officers were called to deal with an incident at around 1pm.

The area, on the banks of the River Thames, was re-opened around an hour earlier once a controlled explosion had taken place.

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