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.