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Grenade in stolen scooter alarms Everett police

EVERETT, Wash. - A man who was stopped while riding a stolen scooter about 4 a.m. Monday in Everett told the officer there was a grenade under the seat.

Officers saw what looked like a grenade and sealed off the area in the 10800 block of Evergreen Way for the bomb squad.

Experts determined the grenade is inert -- harmless.

Police say the 26-year-old rider was arrested on outstanding warrant and for investigation of possessing a stolen vehicle.

The scooter is being returned to its owner.


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