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Grenade found in the Bronx is cast iron replica, not a threat: police

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Posted at 9:01 AM, Sep 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-02 10:21:14-04

THE BRONX — A grenade found in the Bronx Wednesday morning has been determined to be a cast iron replica and deemed not a threat, police said.

The NYPD bomb squad was called to an area near Pelham Parkway and Bruckner Boulevard around 7:45 a.m. for a report of a grenade, according to police.

A team from the New York City Office of Emergency Management also responded to the scene.

The bomb squad's investigation determined the replica grenade was inert, police said.