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Bomb squad removes live grenade from basement of White Plains home

The hand grenade was determined to be a live grenade with the safety pin partially out resting on an unstable platform.

News 12 Staff

May 24, 2023, 10:26 PM

Updated 359 days ago

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The Hazardous Devices Unit was called to a White Plains home after a hand grenade was found during a basement cleanup.
The hand grenade was determined to be a live grenade with the safety pin partially out resting on an unstable platform.
After careful handling, the grenade was placed into the explosive containment trailer was transported for disposal.


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