UPDATE: Photo of actual grenade that #LAPD Bomb Squad is investigating eastbound 210 freeway near Sunland Blvd. pic.twitter.com/9C3fGU0iz7
— LAPD Foothill (@LAPDFoothill) September 23, 2014
The Los Angeles Police Department bomb squad safely detonated a hand grenade after the the device was discovered on the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway in Sunland. LAPD reported using a water cannon on the device, which contained a blasting cap.
The suspicious item was found at 8:01 a.m. by crew working on the ramp, LAPD Media Relations Officer Lillian Preciado told NBC4.
The freeway reopened around 11 a.m. according to California Highway Patrol.
— Staff and wire reports