In an effort to avoid a major calamity, police temporarily closed a library in Bend, OR yesterday.
Police report that a woman found an item that looked like a hand grenade in bushes near the Deschutes Public Library Thursday morning, put it in a garbage can and called police.
Turns out it was a bicycle lock, fashioned to look like a grenade.
KTVZ-TV reports that Sgt. Dan Ritchie says the building was evacuated as a precaution.
An explosives expert was called and determined the object was not dangerous.