Possible Civil War-era cannonball discovered

Possible Civil War-era cannonball discovered
State police are investigating a possible Civil War cannonball.

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Residents in Chesterfield discovered Tuesday what appears to be a Civil War-era cannonball in the woods behind a house.

The Chesterfield Police Department and Virginia State Police investigated the discovery on Beulah Road through early afternoon.

There's no confirmation yet on what was discovered, but state police have taken the item to be disposed of properly.

Chesterfield police say the incident has not caused any evacuations or closed any roads.

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