Bomb unit removes explosives found in Virginia Beach home

Posted at 10:05 PM, Mar 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-31 14:59:37-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Police Department's Special Operations bomb unit partnered with the FBI bomb squad and Navy EOD to remove all explosive material from a residence where explosives were found in the 400 block of Coconut Lane Tuesday night.

Dispatchers received a call about explosives in the area around 6:52 p.m.

The bomb unit responded to the scene and is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery.

People in homes nearby have been informed of the situation and were evacuated while officials investigated.

Crews discovered a large amount of older military ordnances from the home that were recovered and destroyed.

Officials told News 3 that there are no pending charges.

There is no further information.

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