Bomb squad gives all-clear after possible grenade in Mountain View residence

Photo: MountainViewPD/Twitter.

Mountain View police called in the Santa Clara County sheriff's bomb squad to investigate a possible grenade inside a home, according to Mountain View police on Twitter. The bomb squad later gave the all-clear.

Police evacuated residents from the home, located on the 500 block of McCarty Ave.

Police also evacuated other nearby homes.

It was also not immediately known how officers were alerted to the device.