Small explosive device found near Renton library
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
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.
Information from: KIRO-TV, htthttp://www.kirotv.com/index.html