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Police: WWII Artillery Device Found in VA Harmless

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police say a World War II artillery device found near New Market didn't have any explosives in it.

Media outlets say the device was a mortar round.

State police say a man approached a state trooper on Wednesday in a parking lot in Harrisonburg and asked if he could check the device. The man said his son found it Tuesday.

A bomb technician determined that the device was harmless.

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