WWII bomb unearthed.
The device was discovered a building site behind the city's Belgrave Theatre, on Upper Well Street, at 11.30am today.
A number of roads were cordoned off and army bomb disposal experts were called in the examine the device.
A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "What was believed to be an unexploded World War II bomb was found on a construction site.
"Police have called the Explosives Ordinance Division who will be attending the scene."