German Police Say Grenade-Shaped Item in Forest Was Sex Toy

Forgotten or hidden munitions is still a regular occurrence in Germany more than 75 years after the end of World War II.

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BERLIN (AP) — A German police bomb squad called to investigate a suspected hand grenade in a Bavarian forest determined that the object actually was a rubber sex toy, authorities said Tuesday. A jogger reported finding a bag containing the device Monday in a forest outside the city of Passau, near Germany’s borders with Austria and the Czech Republic. The discovery of forgotten or hidden munitions is still a regular occurrence in Germany more than…

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