Police find inactive WWII items found at Brooklyn home

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GRAVESEND, Brooklyn — Inactive World War II items were found at a Brooklyn home, police said Wednesday morning.

Around 6:50 a.m., a search warrant was executed at a home along Avenue Z and W. 16th Street in Gravesend following a report of a suspicious device, police said.

Authorities determined the material found were inactive WWII items and are no threat to the public and not terrorism-related, police said.

The bomb squad was called as a precaution.

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