Posted on 17:27:00 on 12th August 2016
Police can confirm that they are continuing to work with partners agencies and the EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) to assess the piece of Ordnance found at Bongate, Appleby found early this afternoon.
A 400m cordon has been put in place as a precautionary measure, whilst the assessment continues. This is within the pink circle on the map.
Police and partner agencies are advising that those within the 400m of Bongate, Appleby are being asked to stay indoors and keep their windows and doors closed.
Members of the public are being asked to continue to avoid the area.
Further information will be issued as soon as this is available via Cumbria Police website.