Police in Amesbury said they found what appeared to be an old grenade on Carpenter Street Tuesday.
The device was found Tuesday morning near the site of the town's old foundry.
Police said they have previously found old devices in the area. They said the foundry used to make the body of the devices in the 1930s.
The state police bomb squad was called to the scene. Police said it's protocol in situations like this.
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