MISSION HILLS (CBSLA.com) — The LAPD’s Mission Station was evacuated Sunday after a woman walked in with a grenade she said she found in her grandson’s closet.
A bomb squad was sent to the station, located in the 11100 block of North Sepulveda Boulevard in Mission Hills, shortly after 1 p.m.
Police say the woman’s grandson was in the Army.
The northbound 405 off-ramp at Rinaldi Street was closed as police investigated. The ramp was re-opened shortly after 3 p.m.
The device was determined to be safe after about two hours.
Police told City News Service that if a person finds a potentially explosive device to leave it where it is and contact authorities to investigate.