Samoa police investigate discovery of suspected live grenade in consignment

Samoa Police are investigating a grenade threat, which involved sealing off certain areas of Salelologa in Savaii.

Police officers were called to a building Monday morning after a Customs officer found the grenade during a routine inspection of a shipment that had arrived from overseas.

The Ministry of Police issued a notice advising the public to stay away from the area until it was declared safe.

Local media report of the discovery of a suspected live grenade and equipment used to administer methamphetamines.