Police Warn of Explosive Hand Grenades Washing Up on Oregon Coast

Newport Police Department

In bizarre and unsettling news today, hand grenades have washed up on the shore of a beach in Newport, Oregon. The Newport Police Department in a news release on Wednesday announced officers were dispatched Tuesday after receiving multiple reports of the grenades.

According to the department, officers responded to reports of three separate devices which appeared to have washed ashore on the beach in the Newport area between Agate Beach and Yaquina Bay State Park.

These hand grenades are white in color and have a label attached to them that reads “Warning Explosive”. The label clearly states the item is a Simulator Hand Grenade M116A. Newport police are warning those who may encounter such a device, to not handle or attempt to move it. Call the police to report the location of the device.