A suspected wartime bomb has been removed from Kilve beach in Somerset.
The Watchet coastguard and Royal Navy explosive teams were called to the scene.
A cordon was put in place as a precaution.
After that Avon & Somerset Police asked Watchet Coastguard to search Minehead beach for a missing man.
He was eventually found and treated by an ambulance crew.
Full team tasked to support our patrol following discovery by the public of a wartime bomb on #KilveBeach. Safety Cordon placed whilst @RoyalNavy #EOD en route. Recorded on @RD_Gov #Mapping to share with team & partner agencies. Item removed safely early evening. @MCA_media https://t.co/zg7ViWGZTS pic.twitter.com/viG6G9swWS— Watchet Coastguard (@WatchetCRT) December 15, 2019
Team tasked overnight on request @ASPControlRoom to assist @ASPolice with a search of #MineheadBeach following concerns for a male missing from a nearby resort. Assist Police on scene with locating male prior to treatment by ambulance. #Teamwork @jesip999 @MCA_media #HMCoastguard pic.twitter.com/9qO6lwEzh3— Watchet Coastguard (@WatchetCRT) December 16, 2019