Practice grenade spotted in Hampton

Posted at 10:59 PM, Jan 29, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-29 22:59:21-05

Hampton, Va. –According to Hampton fire officials, a resident in the city found a practice grenade Tuesday evening.

They say calls came in at 6 p.m. in the 1300 block of Big Bethel Road.

Officials say the grenade was a practice grenade and it was not live.

Hampton authorities were in contact with the Langley Explosive Ordinance.

The bomb squad was also called.

They say the citizen who found the practice grenade wanted to make sure it was properly disposed.

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