Man arrested for bringing a fake grenade into Kew Gardens courthouse

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A man is in custody after bringing a fake grenade into Queens County Criminal Court in Kew Gardens and causing a scare.

According to police, on June 14 a man walked into the courthouse, located at 125-01 Queens Blvd., and appeared to have a grenade on his person.

Police cleared the courthouse as a result of the scare.

The man was detained by police, who found that the grenade was a novelty grenade. It is unclear at this time what the man’s intentions were with the fake grenade.

No charges have been filed against the man as of yet.