Possible Pipe Bomb in Sparks Detonated, Road Closed

Minutes before the noon hour Tuesday, local law enforcement detonated a device that could have been a bomb.

Discovered on Stanford Way and Greg St. in Sparks, a device that looked like “a pipe with two caps” on the ends was exploded by a member of the Consolidated Bomb Squad, according to News 4 crews on the scene.

Law enforcement told News 4 they closed the surrounding roadways because of the discovery of the device.

Officials utilized a specialized robot to help deal with the object.

A civilian notified authorities of the presence of the device.


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