RPD responds to 2 unrelated incidents involving possible ‘live grenade and a military mortar round’

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The Rochester Police Department is investigating two separate incidents in the City of Rochester — both involving a possible explosive.

One incident that took place on Magnolia Street involved a roofing contractor who located what is believed to be a military Mortar Round in the attic.

Another incident happened on Roslyn Street involving a family member who was cleaning out a house and located what appeared to be a live grenade in the basement.

Rochester Police Bomb Squad resources were deployed to both scenes. Both scenes are now safe and open to the public.

This is a developing story. News 8 WROC will provide information as it becomes available.

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