Published On: Thu, Nov 8th, 2018

BREAKING: Police secure live grenade found in basement of Solebury Township home

Police were called to Falcon Pointe Drive near Silvertail Lane in Solebury Township at around 10:15 a.m. Thursday morning by a homeowner who found a live hand grenade in their basement.

Solebury Township Police evacuated the home and closed Falcon Pointe Drive as they awaited an assist from the Philadelphia Police Department Bomb Squad Unit, who secured the device at around 11:20 a.m. The area has been declared clear of danger.

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The New Hope Eagle Volunteer Fire Department was also on scene, as was an EMS unit.

The military hand grenade was some years old and was apparently obtained as a collectible or novelty.

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  1. thasluprus@thraml.com' Sandra says:

    Young men murdered, child molestors being hidden in basements, fake shooting/bomb scares in town, lady who hears voices telling her to burn down a church & Havanas, and now a live hand grenade found in a home. No one believes the stories I tell them about where I live.

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