WWII artillery shell found in Chesterfield yard

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police were called to a Chesterfield neighborhood to remove a military ordnance Friday morning.

The unexploded World War II artillery shell was found in a yard in the 12000 block of Escada Drive arpund 10:30 a.m.

"The ordnance was collected by U.S. Army EOD soldiers with the assistance of the Virginia State Police," officials said.

Officials said that after a brief evacuation, the shell was removed and disposed of without incident.

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