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PD: Old mortar found in Norwich determined to be inert

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NORWICH, CT (WFSB) -

 An old mortar was found in Norwich on Tuesday morning, according to police. 

The mortar was found by someone on Central Avenue between 12th and 13th streets around 10:15 a.m. The Connecticut State Police Explosive Unit was called to the scene for the suspicious item. 

After their investigation, police determined that the mortar was inert and was not military-issued. 

There were no reported injuries and no threat to the public at any time. 

The item has since been removed from the area. 

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