Suspicious device in Pinellas Park home identified as spent or inert artillery round

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (WFLA) – Pinellas Park police patrol units responded to a call for a suspicious device at a home on Tuesday.

The object was found at a home on Oakhaven Drive. Officers thought it was suspicious enough to call the Tampa Police Bomb Squad.

The residents of the home were evacuated.

The object was determined to be an old, spent or inert artillery round.

It was removed from the home for destruction after it was determined not to be a threat. It was believed to have been left behind by a previous tenant of the home.

The round was found in a storage space between the inside air handler unit and a wall.

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