Bomb Squad removes possible grenade found in Dayton sewer line

Miami Valley News

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Dayton Police and Fire crews have closed the area around the 1200 block of W. Riverview Avenue after a person found what they believe could be a grenade.

The call came in around 9:45 am Thursday. Police told 2 NEWS a Dayton city contractor was checking a sewer line and found a device that appeared to be a grenade. The Dayton Bomb Squad was called to the scene.

The Bomb Squad recovered the device around 12:30 pm and took it to a safe location to detonate it.

2 NEWS has a crew on the scene working to learn more about this incident. We will keep you updated when more information is available.

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