A person doing yard work at a Bethesda home unearthed what appeared to be a grenade on Wednesday.
At approximately 5:30 p.m., emergency personnel responded to the home located in the 5300 block of Worthington Drive.
According to Pete Piringer, chief spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, a fire/explosive investigator and police officers investigated and determined the grenade to be a non-explosive device.
Piringer advises residents to remain vigilant of their surroundings and to report any suspicious activity to law enforcement.
ICYMI (~530p) 5300blk Worthington Dr., Bethesda, @MontgomeryCoMD A person doing some yardwork unearthed what looked like a grenade, @mcfrs Fire/Explosive Investigator & Police Patrol Officers checked it out (investigated) & determined the device to be inert. (non-explosive) pic.twitter.com/JZ1eNBqKu2
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) June 29, 2022