General Crime

Person with a grenade caused Mission Street between 18th and 19th to be closed

Fugitive Watch Logo 77x77px

archery

donation

Part of Mission Street was closed for more than an hour this morning and a man was arrested as police responded to reports of a person with a grenade. Around 9:55 a.m., police received reports of a man who appeared to be armed with a hand bomb in the 2200 block of Mission Street, San Francisco police Sgt. Dennis Toomer said. Police K-9s and a bomb squad were called out to conduct a sweep of the area, where a suspect carrying a grenade was located, he said.

During the investigation, Mission Street between 18th and 19th streets was closed. Toomer said officers arrested the man, whose name is not being released, and recovered the hand bomb, which was found to be inactive. “There was no danger to the public,” the sergeant said. The roadway reopened around 11:40 a.m.

Copyright © 2013 by Bay City News, Inc. — Republication, Rebroadcast or any other Reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.

Comment Advisement We welcome your thoughts, but for the sake of all readers, please refrain from the use of obscenities, personal attacks or racial slurs. All comments are subject to our terms of service and may be removed. Repeat offenders may lose commenting privileges.

Leave a Comment

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons