Bomb Squad Called to Arsenal Island
Construction workers on Arsenal Island got a scare this morning when they found what police are calling "suspected un-exploded ordnance."
According to Arsenal police, they found it about 11 am, and officers then closed East, South, and Gillespie streets, and Beck Avenue as a precaution. And the Quad City Bomb Squad was called in to inspect it.
It was removed by the bomb squad about 2 hours later for disposal.
Arsenal police do not yet know if it was dangerous or not, and have not released any further details about it.