Lamb County Sheriff Gary Maddox reports that deputies were called to a home outside of Littlefield on hwy 54 where a World War II era grenade was found at the residence. The call came in around 9:30pm Saturday evening.
Sheriff Maddox said his office contacted the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad to come and investigate further. The bomb squad found it to be a live grenade and portions of Hwy 54 around the residence was evacuated and blocked off while the investigation was ongoing.
The bomb squad cleared the scene around 10:15pm Saturday.