Grenade Discovered by Maintenance Staff

Suffolk, Virginia Suffolk Fire & Rescue and Suffolk Police responded to the scene of a UXO discovered by maintenance staff behind an unoccupied townhouse in Suffolk. Virginia State Police Bomb Squad and Navy EOD were called in to remove the unexploded grenade (type not reported).

According to Suffolk spokesperson Tim Kelley, two nearby residential buildings were evacuated as the units removed the grenade for further evaluation. No injuries were reported and an all clear was given. Officials are still investigating the origins of the ordnance.

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