CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Police Bomb Squad was called into the South Austin neighborhood on Tuesday after someone found a live grenade.

Police said they received a call around 9:35 a.m. about a suspicious package in a blue lunch bag in the 5000 block of West Madison Street, near Lavergne Avenue, It turned out to be a grenade.

The area was shut down for a while so the Bomb Squad could safely remove the grenade.

The scene was secured by 11:10 a.m.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff