'Projectile' found in Harpswell


    The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office says a “projectile” was found on the grounds of the Bailey Island Lobster Company in Harpswell Monday morning. (WGME)

    HARPSWELL (WGME) -- The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office says a “millitary ballistic projectile” was found on the grounds of the Bailey Island Lobster Company in Harpswell Monday morning.

    Deputies said the “projectile” is about seven feet long and has the words “loaded projectile” on it.

    Deputies say the "projectile" was caught up in the fishing gear of a boat about 12 miles off the coast of Harpswell before being brought to shore.

    No homes were evacuated, according to deputies.

    The "projectile" was detonated in a local sand pit.

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