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Neighborhood evacuated after Virginia family finds military ordnance in attic

Posted at 10:47 PM, Aug 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-19 22:52:00-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- A neighborhood was evacuated after officials a family discovered a small military ordnance in their home in Henrico County on Saturday morning, according to CBS 6. 

Henrico Police were dispatched to the 2000 block of Byron Street just after 11:30 a.m.

That is where police said a family cleaning out their attic stumbled across the device.

As a precaution, nearby homes were evacuated as officers tried to determine if the object was active.