Live hand grenade found in New Canaan

New Canaan police confirmed today one of two hand grenades found at a home was a live explosive. Police say a woman was cleaning out

Police say a woman was cleaning out her garage on Whitney Avenue when she found the two World War II-era grenades last week.

Police say a woman was cleaning out her garage on Whitney Avenue when she found the two World War II-era grenades last week. (10/6/15)

NEW CANAAN - New Canaan police confirmed today one of two hand grenades found at a home was a live explosive.

Police say a woman was cleaning out her garage on Whitney Avenue when she found the two World War II-era grenades last week.

They say they called in the Stamford bomb squad to investigate.

They say they immediately determined one grenade had been hollowed out, but the other was live and had to be detonated safely.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say Greenwich Representative Town Meeting member Christopher 1 Police: Greenwich town official charged with sexual assault
Elianna Cruz died Wednesday after she was shot 2 Family of slain Stamford woman seeks answers after shooting
Court records say police traced more than 1,300 3 Greenwich man accused of collecting child porn resigns from RTM
Soto's family describes the 31-year-old as funny, helpful, 4 Family mourns death of Stamford man killed in crash
Bridgeport police say a woman is in critical 5 Police: Woman shot in the head in Bridgeport

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE