Old Military UXO Removed from Backyard in NC

Cary, North Carolina Fort Liberty EOD safely removed an old military munition found at a home in Cary. According to the Cary Police Department, EOD recovered the old grenade along with several rounds of ammunition from the backyard.

The homeowner reportedly found the UXO while landscaping. An excavator being used struck the metal object, prompting the homeowner to stop and notify authorities.

Police believe the ordnance belonged to a previous owner of the property, a retired military veteran who is now deceased.

A statement released by Cary Police issued the following reminder, "We would like to remind all residents to exercise caution if they come across any suspicious objects or devices. It is important to immediately report such findings to local authorities and not attempt to handle or move them on their own."

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