LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department were called to a location Friday evening following reports that neighbors found a grenade in a neighborhood near Marina del Rey.
Officials were called to the 5100 block of Marvale Drive to investigate the finding just after 10 p.m. Friday.READ MORE: CBS2 Investigates: Thieves Strip Nearly 40 Catalytic Converters From City Vehicles In North Hollywood
Homeowners moving into a residence reportedly saw the device — pin intact — and called for help.
Deputies evacuated the immediate vicinity and called Sheriff’s Arson/Explosive Detail investigators to the scene.READ MORE: Cold Weather Alert Issued For Lancaster Area
After closer inspection, investigators determined the grenade was actually a toy that didn’t contain any explosive material.
Given the all-clear, residents returned to their homes.MORE NEWS: Police Offer Rewards For Information Leading To Arrests In Rash Of Jefferson Park Hit-And-Runs
Officials asked anyone with information about this incident to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Arson/Explosives Detail at (323) 881 -7500.