Mortar round found near gas station

June 4, 2008 11:33:53 AM PDT
Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies closed several streets Wednesday afternoon after a mortar round was found near a gas station.Officials say the explosive device was found around 2 p.m. at the Exxon gas station at Fisher Road and Bingham Drive.

Fisher Road, Bingham Drive and George Owen Drive (near Hope Mills bypass) have been closed as officials work to remove the mortar.

Traffic is being diverted in the area. Expect delays.