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DELRAY BEACH, FL (WFLX) - A discovery in the backyard of a Delray Beach home causes some tense moments for the entire neighborhood!

it started in the backyard of this foreclosed home on Bluebird Drive on Wednesday.

According to Delray Beach Police, a cleaning crew was out there when one of them spotted what looked like a hand grenade with the pin still in tact.

Neighbors were immediately told to evacuate while the county bomb squad moved in.

For residents in the area-- the sight was a first.

Turns out, the grenade wasn't real-- but a movie prop left behind by the people who used to live there.

According to the Palm Beach County bomb squad, of the 200 or so calls they receive every year about 25 percent end up being the real thing.

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