Alameda bomb squad deconstructs mysterious grenade shipment

(KRON) — On Monday, the Pleasanton Police Department received an “unusual” delivery from a citizen. The delivery, according to police, was a box of grenades.

According to police, and unbeknownst to the citizens, the grenades were live.

Photo courtesy: Pleasanton Police Department
Photo courtesy: Pleasanton Police Department
Photo courtesy: Pleasanton Police Department
Photo courtesy: Pleasanton Police Department
Photo courtesy: Pleasanton Police Department
Photo courtesy: Pleasanton Police Department

According to Pleasanton police, the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad arrived on the scene to take custody of the three grenades.

“This isn’t an April Fools joke..” Pleasanton police said in a Facebook post.

If you happen to find any potentially dangerous explosives, please do not touch them. Instead, the public is advised to call the Pleasanton Police Department at (925) 931-5100.

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