Grenade found at Veterans Parkway underpass

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Sparks Police found a grenade along the Truckee River, prompting a call to the bomb squad.

On Tuesday, December 10, 2019 around 11AM, the Sparks Police River Enforcement Team and Sparks Public Works were working a coordinated homeless outreach and clean up along the Truckee River.

While checking near a campsite, they found an M67 grenade wrapped in a small bag.

Authorities cleared the area and called the Consolidated Bomb Squad to look into the incident further.

The investigation is still active and it's not yet known if the grenade is active or inert.

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