• Possible explosive device in Chelsea was not live grenade, police say

    By: Manoella Macedo


    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.

    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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