Woman poses with training mortar hours later police close Saltburn Beach.

Police and the Army bomb disposal team have attended Saltburn beach following reports of a suspected device.

The device was discovered at 7pm on Monday July 21st forcing the closure of the beach to members of public.

Army bomb disposal teams have confirmed this to be a training mortar device, which has been safely removed from the beach.

Hours earlier an image appeared on Facebook, with a female posing with the device.