A grenade was found in the parking lot of a school in Anderson County on Monday afternoon, but it turned out to be inactive because there was no powder inside, Kentucky State Police trooper Ronald Turley said.
A staff member at Phoenix Academy found the device at 12:27 p.m. and called Lawrenceburg police, according to a news release from state police.
The state police Hazardous Devices Unit responded and determined the grenade was not explosive.
There were no children at the school at the time.
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Anyone with information should call detective Ben Wolcott at the state police post in Frankfort at (502) 227-2221.