RPD bomb squad responds to suspicious item on Lake Avenue

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Rochester Police said they received a report on Monday morning of a grenade that was found by a passerby in the snow on the 300 block of Lake Street. The RPD bomb squad responded and collected the suspicious item, which appears to have the markings of a training device. It was safely removed from the scene and the bomb squad is investigating.

Roads in the area were shut down for a brief time, but have since reopened.