February 24, 2024

Bomb Squad Investigates Small Grenade Found in Boynton Beach Home

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The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office was called to a home in unincorporated Boynton Beach on Tuesday after a small grenade was found. The incident took place in the 4800 block of Boxwood Circle at around 11.30 a.m. and was investigated by the office’s Bomb Squad.

A small grenade was discovered at a home in unincorporated Boynton Beach on Tuesday morning. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office was notified and immediately dispatched their Bomb Squad to investigate the situation.

Upon arrival, the Bomb Squad determined that the grenade was inert. The small grenade was then removed from the premises following proper protocol.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office urges anyone who comes into contact with anything explosive to retreat immediately and call 911. It is essential to avoid touching the explosive device as it can be hazardous and potentially life-threatening.

Deputies have confirmed that there is no immediate threat to the community. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has taken the necessary measures to ensure the safety of the residents in the area.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office will continue to investigate the incident to determine how the grenade ended up at the residential property. The investigation will identify if there are any potential threats to the residents in the area.

Previous Incidents

Unfortunately, this is not the first time an explosive device has been found in Palm Beach County. In 2019, a live grenade was found in a dumpster in West Palm Beach. The grenade was eventually detonated by the Bomb Squad.

The discovery of a small grenade at a residential property in Boynton Beach has raised concerns about the safety of the residents in the area. However, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has assured the public that there is no immediate threat. The Bomb Squad responded promptly and ensured that the device was removed safely following proper protocol. It’s essential to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the authorities to keep our communities safe.

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