Grenade found near school detonated

Rusted grenade found behind Phyllis Ruth Miller Elementary School in Miami

Published On: Jan 30 2013 04:15:22 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 17 2013 06:36:59 PM EST
MIAMI -

Police detonated a grenade found near an elementary school in Miami on Thursday evening.

The rusted grenade with its pin still inside it was found on the property of a home across the street from Phyllis Ruth Miller Elementary School at 840 NE 87th Street.

People at the school and inside nearby homes were forced to evacuate.

The bomb squad was called to where the grenade was found and detonated it.