TribLIVE

| Home


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Grenade found in Brighton Heights

Daily Photo Galleries

Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, 5:46 p.m.
 

Pittsburgh bomb squad personnel removed a grenade that was found Friday afternoon in the parking lot of Riverview Manor in Brighton Heights.

The grenade was spotted on the ground between a trash bin and a vehicle by a resident around 4:15 p.m., said Michael Burns, a bomb squad technician.

“We don't know if it's live or not,” Burns said.

The grenade was removed to a safe location to determine if it contains explosives. If it does, it will be destroyed, Burns said.

He said there is no indication how old the grenade is or where it came from.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Bodies of Kochu, Gray found in Ohio River in West Virginia
  2. Penguins’ protracted slump continues with 5-2 loss at Carolina
  3. Narduzzi set to begin more critical evaluations during Pitt football spring drills
  4. Police end standoff with New Kensington man
  5. Pirates notebook: Worley bounces back after rough start
  6. Pittsburgh angles to keep Heinz headquarters in merger
  7. Pitt adds quarterback recruit from Cincinnati
  8. About face: Pirates’ Burnett now digging the shifts
  9. Steel Valley board denies teachers union restroom grievance
  10. Fracking foes pack zoning discussion in Ligonier Township
  11. Steelers re-sign WR Heyward-Bey to 1-year deal