Student Brings in a Real Grenade to School
Do people not have any common sense anymore? If you want to bring something to school for
show-and-tell, bringing in a hand grenade is probably not a good
The student, a 12-year-old boy,
brought in the military relic during a show-and-tell for the
70th anniversary of D-Day.
The school was immediately put in lockdown and
a bomb squad was called in to examine the grenade. The
boy's mother, Lisa Miguel, of Stratford, was charged with risk
of injury to a minor, reckless endangerment, and illegal
possession of an explosive.
Miguel said the grenade was a gift from her
father, a World War II veteran. She thought thought the
grenade was a dud, but investigators said it still had the pin
Police say that even though the grenade was
simulator used for training, it could still combust and cause
injuries to people within a 20-foot radius.
Other parents of students at the school were shocked and
scared to death over what could have happened.
Miguel was released without bail, but is due
in court next week to face a judge.
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