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City Employee Finds Pipe Bomb at Columbia Park in Kennewick

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KENNEWICK, WA - The Kennewick Police Department is investigating after a pipe bomb was found at Columbia Park.

A City Parks Department employee found the device Monday morning in a trash can along Columbia Park Trail just 100 yards west of the Kiwanis Building. Upon investigation, officers confirmed the device was a possible threat. Investigators called in the Richland Bomb Squad who then disposed of the device.

Kennewick police, along with Hanford Patrol, used their explosive detection K-9 team to search for any other devices. However, no additional devices were found.

Anyone with information on this incident should call the Kennewick Police Department

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