Sheriff’s office: Hand grenade found in shed in Murrells Inlet was non-explosive replica

Sheriff’s office: Hand grenade found in shed in Murrells Inlet was non-explosive replica
Authorities with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office said a hand grenade that was found in a shed in Murrells Inlet was a non-explosive replica. (Source: Storyblocks)

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Authorities with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office said a hand grenade that was found in a shed in Murrells Inlet was a non-explosive replica.

Earlier this afternoon, deputies responded to Berkeley Court to a report of a grenade.

As crews responded to the scene deputies blocked access to maintain a safe zone for the public, the sheriff’s office said.

A report states that explosives experts from the State Law Enforcement Division examined the device and determined it was not explosive.

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