Live Grenade Found In Bronx Building

Published on January 04, 2013, 4:18 pm
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A live grenade was discovered Friday in a building across the street from Manhattan College.

The device was found in the hallway of a building on Waldo Avenue near West 238th Street in Kingsbridge around 3 p.m. Friday.

The building is used by some students as off-campus housing, but the school is off now for winter break.

The grenade was removed and taken to Rodman’s Neck.

The FBI said it is a low-grade explosive and said there’s no connection to terrorism.

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