Man arrested for having replica grenade at Southridge

Published on: 12/6/2013

Greendale — A 75-year-old West Allis man was arrested for having a replica grenade in his vehicle at Southridge Mall on Friday.

According to a statement from the Greendale Police Department:

A mall security officer noticed the grenade while placing a parking warning on the vehicle and called the Greendale Police Department.

Police evacuated and blocked off the area as the Milwaukee County Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit conducted an investigation, which determined the grenade to be a replica.

The man will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office for charging.