WASHINGTON, D.C. (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — What appeared to be a live hand grenade was discovered at Carter Barron Amphitheatre but fortunately, proved to be a dud.
The device was discovered by a maintenance worker in a garbage bag adjacent to a playing field near the Fitzgerald Tennis Center and an Egyptian Embassy office, WTOP news reported.
Park Police were called and subsequently contacted the military to evaluate and remove the device. Officials closed a nearby street and evacuated several buildings, including the Embassy office. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers