Workers evacuated from recycling centre amid bomb scare
'Old grenade' was found in facility at Upper Cartsburn Street in Greenock on Monday.
A bomb scare has forced the evacuation of workers and customers from a recycling centre.
The bomb squad was called to Upper Cartsburn Street in Greenock after an explosive device, thought to be an old grenade, was discovered at 11.15am on Monday.
Police cordoned off the area as investigations continued.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "At around 11.15am on Monday, police were called to Upper Cartsburn Street, Greenock, following the discovery of a possible explosive device, described as an old grenade.
"Emergency services are in attendance and an explosive ordnance disposal team will carry out inquiries to confirm the identity of the device.
"A number of people have been evacuated and the area has been cordoned off as a precaution."