Suspicious object found in Lemon Grove: Object later determined to be military ordnance

Authorities took ordnance away

SAN DIEGO - An object deemed suspicious was found on a Lemon Grove street Wednesday afternoon, but it was later determined to be safe for authorities to remove from the scene.

According to authorities, the object was found on the center median of Federal Boulevard near College Avenue, near the Bob Baker Toyota dealership.

Heartland Fire & Rescue Department crews and the sheriff department’s Bomb/Arson Unit responded to the report.

Sheriff’s officials said the item was a piece of military ordnance that did not appear to be harmful. Authorities took the device away for further examination.

At about 5:40 p.m., authorities began clearing the scene.


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