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Bomb squad detonates hand grenade found in SeaTac

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A King County sheriff's spokesman says the bomb squad is preparing to detonate a grenade that was found near an elementary school in the city of SeaTac. A King County sheriff's spokesman says the bomb squad is preparing to detonate a grenade that was found near an elementary school in the city of SeaTac.
SEATAC, Wash. -

A King County sheriff's spokesman says the bomb squad has detonated a grenade found near an elementary school in the city of SeaTac.
    
Sgt. Cindi West says a construction worker found the grenade in a box on a street corner Monday morning.
    
West says bomb technicians determined the grenade was real but upon detonating it in a remote location found that it contained no explosives.
    
Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Cindi West said even though the device did not contain explosives it is a crime to "place a hoax device."
    
School was not in session because of the winter break.
    
An investigation is under way to determine who placed the device in the area.

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