NEW YORK (PIX11)— A police investigation into a possible grenade in Queens caused road closures and traffic delays Friday morning.
Authorities received a call at around 8:15 a.m. after the object was discovered near 65th Place in Maspeth, officials said. Police urged motorists to avoid the area during the investigation.
The item was transported to Rodman’s Neck in the Bronx. It was later determined to be a lighter in the shape of a grenade, police said.
The location where it was found appeared to be close to the My Happy World Day Care Center.