Birmingham & Black Country

Grenade discharged at Wolverhampton block of flats

A smoke grenade has been set off outside a flat in a 10-storey block in the West Midlands.

The fire service, which was alerted at 0045 BST on Sunday, went to the fifth floor of Lane Court, Boscobel Crescent, Wolverhampton.

Somebody had apparently tried to push the grenade through a letter box of a flat, West Midlands Fire Service believed.

Police were requested and fire crews carried out ventilation.

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