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Grenade found inside St. Francois County home

ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

According to Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper Justin Wheetley, a bomb squad was activated and responded to a home after a grenade was found.

Around 12:40 p.m., a person inside a home on Old Fredericktown Street near Farmington, Missouri reported finding a grenade possibly from the World War II era inside the home.

The Missouri Highway Patrol Bomb Squad responded assisted other agencies in investigating the grenade found.

It is unclear at this time how the grenade was found but authorities are still at the scene.

Wheetley tells us that if it is determined that the grenade is from the World War II era that the Missouri Department of Defense will be called to properly dispose of it.

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