Deidra Dukes
MyFox Atlanta
June 8, 2010

Editor’s note: It turns out the “grenade” was a harmless package of decorative eggs. Can we dial back the terrorism hysteria now?

A downtown Atlanta building is being evacuated after a grenade was found on Tuesday, FOX 5 has learned. People were seen filing out of the Peachtree Summit Federal Building on West Peachtree Street just after noon.

An official for the Atlanta Police Department told FOX 5 that the building is being evacuated due to a grenade that was found. Homeland Security is at the scene assisting in the investigation.

Hundreds of people who were inside the 31-story building were seen gathered in nearby parking lots as the situation unfolded.

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