‘Cannonball’ Discovery In Concord Turns Out To Be Ornamental Piece

CONCORD (CBS) – The State Police bomb squad was called into Concord Wednesday morning after the discovery of what initially appeared to be an old cannonball.

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The ornamental piece that was initially thought to be a cannonball in Concord. (Photo credit: Kate Merrill – WBZ-TV)

It was found during a construction project in a backyard at Lang and Monument streets near the historic Concord Revolutionary War battleground.

Police evacuated the area as a precaution.  No one was hurt.

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The ornamental piece that was initially thought to be a cannonball in Concord. (Photo credit: Tom Matteo – WBZ=TV)

The “cannonball” turned out to be an ornamental piece.

No other information is available at this point in the investigation.

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