Grenade dud snarled traffic during investigation

Round Rock(KXAN)- A grenade found at the intersection of I-35 and Hester’s Crossing turned out to be a dud said Round Rock Police.

They had received a call shortly before 11a.m. of a grenade being found on the ground.

Roads were closed for safety while the Austin Police bomb squad investigated.

Luckily, the internal components necessary for the grenade to explode had been removed.

There is no indication where the grenade came from. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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