Small explosive device found near Renton library

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RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- Renton police who responded to a report of a suspicious item near the downtown library found a small explosive device.

Police in the suburb south of Seattle say the library was evacuated Wednesday afternoon, traffic was diverted around the area and a bomb disposal unit from the Port of Seattle neutralized the device.

KIRO says police and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are investigating.

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Information from: KIRO-TV, htthttp://www.kirotv.com/index.html