Woman calls police after finding WWII grenade inside a Norfolk home

The device found inside the home. WAVY Photo/Aesia Toliver.

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A woman said she found a WWII-era grenade while cleaning out her father’s house in Norfolk Sunday afternoon.

WAVY Photo/Aesia Toliver.

Norfolk Police say they were called out to the home on Jolima Avenue around 3:30 p.m. to check out the device.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue as well as police spent the afternoon clearing the scene and say no one was hurt.