PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - Virginia State Police and Petersburg Police are responding to a home in Petersburg after a Civil War ordnance was found.
The call came in around 5 p.m. Tuesday from the 200 block of High Street.
The bomb squad has been sent to recover what is described as a live mortar round found behind the home.
The area has been evacuated.
Sources confirmed the device was safely detonated at a landfill.