Grenade found at Dalglish's home
experts were called to the home of Liverpool football legend Kenny
Dalglish after a live hand grenade was found on the garden wall at
10pm on Sunday, 26 July 2009. This find was just after Merseyside
Police received a call from a member of the public. The caller had
reacted after seeing two men acting suspiciously. It is thought that
the men were outside the home of Southport businessman, Mr John
Ball. The men, aged in their 20s, were arrested a short time later
on suspicion of witness intimidation. A third man, who was sitting
in a silver Lexus at the top end of Selworthy Road and Waterloo
Road, drove away towards Hillside Bridge. This third man has yet to
be confirmed officially. The area was cordoned off while the Army's
bomb disposal unit dealt with the explosive.
A Merseyside Police
spokesman told the press that:- "The road remains cordoned off
at its junction with Sandringham Road and high-visibility patrols
have been stepped up in the area to reassure the public. Detectives
believe this incident is linked to a series of other recent
incidents in this area and not to the owner of the property where
the device was found. The device has now been made safe and removed.
It is is currently undergoing forensic examination."
explosive was found at his house in Southport, police are
investigating an "ongoing incident". They stress that
this is unconnected to the former footballer.
Mr Dalglish has recently returned to work at Anfield, but Liverpool
FC, has said that they have not received any information about the
The two men currently being questioned at Southport Police Station
are said to be from Liverpool. One is reported to be from Huyton,
and the other is from Hunts Cross.
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