WFPD, WFFD respond to suspicious package call

WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) - Newschannel 6 is working to learn more about a bomb threat call on the north side of Wichita Falls.

Around 9:08 a.m. on Monday, WFPD and WFFD responded to the 100 block of Evergreen Drive following a call about a suspicious package.

A woman on the scene, who said she was cleaning a home in the area, said she found a possible grenade outside and called the police.  A bomb squad from Denton is on its way to the scene.

Residents in the trailer park, near the home where the suspicious package was found, were evacuated. The Assistant Fire Marshal said the scene was cleared around 1 p.m.

The grenade was found to be already defused according to officials.

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