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Potential explosive removed from Jersey Shore neighborhood

Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police released the following information concerning a possible explosive device in Jersey Shore via Facebook about 6 p.m. Monday:

“(Monday) around 3:20 p.m. officers were made aware of a possible explosive device in the 300 block of Washington Avenue in the Jersey Shore Borough.

“After officers arrived on the scene they identified the device as an older grenade.

“The immediate area around the device was evacuated to follow federal guidelines. In addition, neighbors were notified of the device and the Fire Department was put on standby.

“A bomb technician was called and did respond to the scene. The device was NOT a live explosive and will be disposed of properly,” police said in the Facebook update.

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