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Resident Brings in Replica Mortar Round to LAPD Station

It may be inert but appears to be some kind of military ordnance, an officer says.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.
Originally posted at 2:47 p.m. June 17, 2014. Edited with new details.

UPDATE at 8:55 p.m.: The possible mortar round that a person brought to the LAPD's Pacific Station at 12312 Culver Blvd. turned out to be a replica, according to Officer Bruce Borihanh of the Media Relations Section.

Original post:

A Los Angeles police officer says the bomb squad is at the Pacific Station at 12312 Culver Blvd. to investigate what looks to be a mortar round, which a citizen found in a home and brought to the station.

It may be inert but appears to be some kind of military ordnance, he says.

--City News Service

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