AN “UNEXPLODED shell” has been found at a popular county beach.

Police are in attendance at Gullane Bents after they received a report that an unexploded shell had been found this morning (Monday).

A spokesperson for Police Scotland told the Courier that the beach was currently closed.

They said: “The EOD (explosive ordnance disposal) has been contacted and will attend.

“The beach area is closed to the public.

"Police were notified around 11.10am on Monday."