Local

Bomb Squad Called After Man Finds Grenade In Bethel Park

View Comments
(Credit: KDKA)

(Credit: KDKA)

Bob Allen Bob Allen
Bob Allen joined the KDKA-TV team in January 2000 as a General...
Read More

BETHEL PARK (KDKA) – A man made a potentially explosive discovery in Bethel Park.

George Koller found the shell of a grenade in a field near the intersection of Broughton and Baptist Roads around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Koller was cutting the grass on his riding mower when he noticed the strange object. He decided to get a closer look.

“… I picked it up and looked and I said, ‘Oh my goodness!’ and set it back down and left,” he said.

He called police who immediately notified the Allegheny County Bomb Squad.

“It looked like it could have been there for a while, but when you have something that looks like a hand grenade or any other kind of explosive device, we typically don’t mess with it and always call the bomb squad,” Bethel Park Police Officer Eric Anibaldi said.

The bomb squad discovered it harmless. It was described as an inert training grenade, but no one knows how it got there.

Stay With KDKA.com For More Details

RELATED LINKS

More Local News
More Bethel Park News
More Reports From Bob Allen

View Comments
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 6,246 other followers