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Police say grenades found near Hampton home were ‘inert’; Roadways have reopened

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Posted at 1:54 PM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-07 14:21:21-05

HAMPTON, Va. – Crews from Langley Air Force Base were called to a house after a possible ‘training grenades’ were found.

The call for the incident came in around 11:48 p.m. after contractor found something they thought was an explosive in the backyard of the house.

Officials say it’s not uncommon to find inactive ordinances but that the devices found were inert.

Lasalle Avenue was closed from Kenmore Drive to Chesapeake Avenue but has since been reopened.

Langley Explosive Ordnance Disposal was on the scene to investigate.

There are no further details at this time.

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