Inert World War II hand grenade causes temporary scare in Palm Beach Gardens neighborhood

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - A suspicious device created a scare in Palm Beach Gardens Tuesday afternoon.

According to a resident, a hand grenade was found in a tool box in the Mirasol development on Sedona Way.

Police called out the bomb squad and evacuated some nearby homes as a precaution.

Upon further investigation, Palm Beach Gardens police determined the device was an inert World War II hand grenade.

A person who wished to remain anonymous sent in a purported photo of the grenade.



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