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New Atlantis homeowner discovers mortar shell in attic

Bomb squad called to assist
Posted at 7:33 PM, Mar 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-07 08:21:03-05

ATLANTIS, Fla. — There were a few nervous moments on Saturday when a new Atlantis homeowner found a mortar shell in his or her attic.

The mortar shell was taken to the parking lot of the Atlantis Police Department.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office bomb squad, along with Greenacres Fire Rescue, assisted at the scene with removing it safely and an "all clear" was given.