- Monday June 18th, 2012 :: 05:43 p.m. PDT
Found (Possible) Explosives like a Grenade: Don't touch it, call us, let the Bomb Squad take the risk. LASD
Unrelated incidents involving found suspicious devices that are possible explosives are a reminder that unusual things like finding a grenade can happen.
Please, if you find something that looks like it could possibly be an explosive, do what the wise people in the below recent incidents did:
Don't touch it; call local law enforcement; let the Bomb Squad take the risk, they're good at it.
LASD Bomb Squad Removes WWII Grenade From Monrovia Tool Shed (June 15, 2012):
Found Inert Grenade Investigation on trail in park in Palos Verdes Estates (May 12, 2012). Removed by LASD Bomb Squad:
Inert Grenade Recovered by LASD Bomb Squad at Recyling Plant in Pico Rivera (Feb. 16, 2012):
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