Bomb squad responds after live grenade accidentally brought to Oxford Police Department

The situation has since been resolved.

The bomb squad responded to the Oxford Police Department Tuesday after a citizen mistakenly brought a live grenade into the building. According to investigators, an individual brought what they thought was an inert grenade to the police station. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives was called to assess and determined the grenade was possibly live.

 

The Tupelo Police Department’s Bomb Squad responded to the scene. Several hours later, the situation was resolved and the all-clear was given.

The bomb squad responded to the Oxford Police Department Tuesday after a citizen mistakenly brought a live grenade into the building.

According to investigators, an individual brought what they thought was an inert grenade to the police station. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives was called to assess and determined the grenade was possibly live.

The Tupelo Police Department’s Bomb Squad responded to the scene. Several hours later, the situation was resolved and the all-clear was given.

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