CHELSEA, Mass. - Authorities in Chelsea have deemed a potentially live grenade found inside a building as inert.
Police received a call at around 11:30 a.m. Monday for reports of a possible live grenade inside an apartment at 266 Revere Beach Parkway.
Possible explosive device (grenade). 266 Revere Beach Pkwy. Device was discovered during a well being check. MSP Bomb Detection responding. Per CFD Route 16 Westbound has been temporarily shut down. Apartment building at 266 RBP’Way was evacuated as a precaution. Inv. ongoing.— Chief Brian Kyes (@ChiefKyes) May 20, 2019
According to police, the device was discovered during a well-being check.
The State Police bomb detection unit was called to the scene and police evacuated the building as a precaution. Parts of the Revere Beach Parkway were shut down but have since been re-opened.
The State Police Bomb Detection Unit took the device to Revere Marsh for detonation.
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