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Metro PD Hermitage Precinct evacuated after man brings flash grenade for disposal

WSMV Nashville logo WSMV Nashville 8/11/2022 Daniel Smithson
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - The Metro Police Hermitage Precinct was evacuated Thursday morning after a man brought an explosive device to police looking for help disposing it.

Police said the man brought the device from a storage unit that it was reportedly found in. The MNPD determined the explosive device was a flash grenade.

It was deemed safe and operations at the police precinct and the county clerk’s office, located at 3701 James Kay Lane, resumed as normal.

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