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Police found fake grenade at Joseph M. Neal Elementary School

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The exterior of Joseph M. Neal Elementary School is shown on Jan. 24, 2018. (Jason Westerhaus/FOX5) The exterior of Joseph M. Neal Elementary School is shown on Jan. 24, 2018. (Jason Westerhaus/FOX5)
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Clark County School District police confirmed Joseph M. Neal Elementary School was evacuated Wednesday afternoon for reports of a suspicious device.

The incident happened around 12 p.m. at the school located at 6651 West Azure Drive, near Serene Drive.

A joint team including officials from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and CCSD Police responded to the scene.

According to Capt. Ken Young, of CCSD police,  a fake grenade was found on the playground and kids were playing with it. 

After the investigation, school operations returned to normal. 

Stay with FOX5 Vegas for updates on this developing story.

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