Pipe Bomb Hoax

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

Rockford police and the bomb squad were called out Tuesday to investigate a suspicious device in an east side neighborhood.

Police were called to 55-96 Roanoke roads for what appeared to be pipe bomb the bomb squad was called in to detonate the device.

The device was detonated and the Rockford Bomb Squad determined the item was a non-threatening vessel. Police are calling the device a hoax.

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