The Latest: Police department reopens after grenade scare
Jul. 15, 2017
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a Northern California police building that was evacuated after citizen brought in ammunition and grenades into the lobby (all times local):
The Sunnyvale Police Department says its main building has reopened after a bomb squad disassembled grenades brought into the lobby by a citizen looking to dispose of them.
The department's headquarters was closed for about three hours Saturday while bomb experts cleared the building.
Department spokesman Capt. Shawn Ahearn says a citizen found ammunition and grenades in their garage and wanted to get rid of them.
The department is recommending people not to touch explosives they may find and call 911.
The Sunnyvale Police Department is evacuating its headquarters after a citizen brought in ammunition and grenades into the lobby for disposal.
The department said Saturday afternoon its headquarters will be closed indefinitely and is advising people to stay away from the area.
It says a bomb squad is on its way there.
No other information was immediately available.