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UPDATED: Grenade discovered in Groton woods not explosive, police say

By Greg Smith

Publication: theday.com

Published September 10. 2013 6:00PM   Updated September 10. 2013 7:17PM

Groton – Police and fire departments from Groton and the Naval Submarine Base responded to Georgia Street on Tuesday for reports of a grenade in the woods.

Groton Town Police said several children discovered the grenade in the woods behind 98 Georgia St. Emergency personnel responded to the area at about 5:40 p.m. and evacuated several homes as a precaution.

Groton Town police called on the state police bomb squad, who later determined the grenade did not contain an explosive charge.

 

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