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Kids uncover WWII era practice bomb in Boca Raton backyard: Police

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The Boca Raton Police Department's Bomb Squad responded to a home in Boca Raton last Friday where they say children found a WWII era MK-43 practice bomb. (Boca Raton Police Department)

Children digging in their backyard found an interesting device.

The Boca Raton Police Department's Bomb Squad responded to a home in Boca Raton last Friday where they say children found a WWII era MK-43 practice bomb.

Police say the mother of the two children called them right away when her kids dug up the device labeled "practice bomb."

The Boca Raton Historical Society will have the item on display in the future, according to police.


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