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Lemon Grove Goodwill safe to enter after explosive scare

Posted: 5:10 PM, Oct 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-14 00:10:01Z

LEMON GROVE (CNS) - The Lemon Grove Goodwill store had to be evacuated today after authorities received a report of a grenade being found.

Dispatchers were told around 10:30 a.m. that someone found a possibly-functional grenade at the Goodwill on Broadway near Lemon Grove Avenue, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

The Bomb and Arson Unit went to the store to investigate.

A sheriff's department spokesman said he couldn't confirm if the grenade was determined to be live or not, but said investigators had cleared the scene and the store was safe to enter.