Live Explosives Found In Southwest Memphis

Posted on: 7:50 pm, April 4, 2013, by and , updated on: 10:38pm, April 4, 2013

(Memphis) The bomb squad was called to an abandoned strip club on Third Street near the state line.
Police say a property inspector was at the old Tunica Cabaret at 5599 South Third and found explosives. Police say they were possibly grenades. The fire department was called out as well as the Memphis bomb squad. MPD says there were 5 mortars located at the scene. Around 8 p.m. police left the scene with the explosives in a special vehicle. MPD destroys explosives in a pit near the firing range and the Memphis Police Academy. So far no one is in custody. Police say the investigation is ongoing.