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Bombs Found

Posted on 30th June 2010 at 07:56

Longview Police have taken possession of a pair of explosive devices found yesterday morning in an alley off of 9th Avenue. At about 7 am, a woman leaving her apartment in the 1600 block of 9th Avenue reported finding a pipe bomb near where her car was parked. She described the device as being six to eight inches long, two inches in diameter and wrapped in duct tape. She also said that it looked like a similar device had already been detonated. Officers arrived and confirmed that the device was a pipe bomb, and also confirmed that another device had been set off. The one device was defused and taken for examination, along with the remnants of the device that had been detonated. no suspects have been identified.