Florida man finds World War II grenade while fishing, brings it to Taco Bell

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A World War II hand grenade prompted the evacuation of a Florida Taco Bell on Saturday.

The Ocala Police Department said a man found the grenade while fishing in Ocklawaha. He threw it in his trunk, then drove to a Taco Bell, where he called the police.

Police said the business was evacuated and a bomb squad was called in. 

“The bomb squad removed the grenade without incident and advised it would be disposed of properly. Taco Bell has reopened,” police said in a post on Twitter. 

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