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'Donated' grenade causes stir at Midlands Goodwill

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A stock photo of a grenade (Source: MGN) A stock photo of a grenade (Source: MGN)

A Goodwill employee found a device believed to be a hand-grenade Monday afternoon while sorting through items dropped off by donors. 

Sumter Police Deputy Chief Alvin Holston says an employee was going through items that were put in the drop box when the grenade was found. 

A manager for the Broad Street store took the device to the parking lot and called police, Holston said.

The Sumter Police Department called in the bomb unit from Shaw Air Force Base to safely remove the grenade. 

Holston says it is unclear if the device was active.

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