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Goodwill store evacuated after good Samaritan dropped off three grenades

By Mason White 10:27 AM March 22, 2016
Hand grenades (illustration) 

By: Feng Qian
A goodwill store was evacuated after employees discovered three hand grenades among donated items, police in Wisconsin said.

The Franklin Police Department said that the grenades were discovered by employees on Saturday around 12:30 p.m.

The store located near 27th Street and Riverwood Boulevard, was evacuated as a precaution, and the Milwaukee Police Department was called to the scene to assist with the investigation.

After the police determined that all grenades were not in working order, the store was reopened.

Police said that there was nothing suspicious about the incident, and the good Samaritan who dropped off the grenades, did not have any criminal intent.

The goodwill store announced that it does not accept weapons.