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Police find hand grenade inside RI apartment

Police evacuated an apartment complex and several businesses after a hand grenade was found inside a West Warwick apartment.

Detective Sgt. Stephen Vannini says police were at the home Wednesday to deliver a temporary restraining order. Officers were ordering the subject of a restraining order to surrender all weapons when another person told police about the live hand grenade in a closet.

The state police bomb squad was called and traffic in the area was cordoned off while the grenade was safely removed.

No arrests have been made in connection with the incident and police are continuing to investigate.

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