Police: Explosive device found in yard

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Bomb Squad has cleared the scene at a house where a hand grenade was found the yard.

The explosive device was found in the yard of 702 Hickman Road, Sgt. Shane McDaniel said.

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad collected the device and transported it to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office Training Range where it will be rendered safe, McDaniel said.

Traffic was stopped on Hickman Road while technicians collected the device.

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