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Grenade found in Elm Grove area

Updated: Wednesday, April 9 2014, 02:34 PM EDT

April 9, 2014

Wheeling, W.Va

The Wheeling Police Department is confirmng a grenade was found in the Elm Grove Area this afternoon. 

Wheeling Police received a call around 1:15 p.m. from a man saying he was raking leaves in the Sigma Ave. area of Elm Grove and found what appeared to be a grenade. 

Wheeling Police Department and Fire Department responded and blocked off the road while waiting for Declan, the bomb sniffing dog, to arrive. Declan arrived and cleared the device. 

After further analysis, police determined it was a grenade that had been drilled out. The scene is clear and investigators are working to learn more. 

Grenade found in Elm Grove area


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