- Associated Press - Monday, September 21, 2015

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) - A police bomb squad has removed a suspected explosive device from a home in Waterloo.

Officers were sent to the home in the 200 block of Monroe Street around 1 a.m. Monday to check on what was reported to be a suspicious item. The bomb squad was called in to remove the device and disarm it. Police say the device was a carbon dioxide cartridge with a fuse.

Waterloo television station KWWL reports (https://bit.ly/1FXyoOH ) that a man told officers that he was walking home when he came across a group of people who had the device. He took the device to his home and called police.

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Information from: KWWL-TV, https://www.kwwl.com


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