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BSO Bomb Squad, US Air Force Called Out To Lauderdale-by-the-Sea After Deputy Comes Across Military Mine That Washed Ashore

BROWARD (CBSMiami) – An unusual discovery in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea early Sunday morning.

According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, a deputy on patrol saw a military explosive device that had apparently washed up onshore.

Deputies secured the area around the item, calling in the BSO bomb squad as well as the US Air Force.

Lauderdale By The Sea Mine Removed
The mine being removed from the beach. (CBS4)

Crews were able to safely remove the mine from the beach.

Officials are now investigating.

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