THIS is the object which was found by police in Parr which had sparked fears that a World War Two bomb had been discovered.

Peak Fitness Gym was evacuated after police received reports of a suspicious object discovered nearby.

Police were called to Fleet Lane in Parr, shortly before 9am today, after the object was discovered among a pile of bricks.

After an assessment at the scene by officers, it was found to be a metal cylinder.

It has now been disposed of.