Grenade Found In Glouster Park

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Update 9:45 p.m.: State Route 13 has been reopened. A team from the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base detonated the grenade at about 9:30 p.m., according to Glouster mayor Miles Wolf.


State Route 13 has been closed in Glouster after a grenade was found near a local park.

Glouster Village Police and Fire Department have created a radius around the area where the grenade was found, in a resident’s yard near the village’s Municipal Park, according to Mayor Miles Wolf.

“An area resident found a grenade while digging in his yard,” Wolf wrote in a text message to media. “An officer was at the park and the gentleman found the officer and gave him the grenade.”

Police and fire crews are on standy awaiting a response team from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to “take control of the device,” Wolf said.

Wolf said there are no suspects in the discovery because no crime has been identified, Wolf said.