State Police Probe Explosive Device Found In Derry Twp. « CBS Pittsburgh

State Police in Westmoreland County are looking for the person who left an apparent explosive device in a Derry Township man’s yard.

DERRY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — State Police in Westmoreland County are looking for the person who left an apparent explosive device in a Derry Township man’s yard.

Police were called to Longview Court around 2:45 p.m. Monday afternoon for a caller who reported that “there appeared to a pipe in his yard that he thought might be rigged up as a bomb.”

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PSP Greensburg received a report of a suspicious device located in the yard at 568 Longview Court Derry Twp. As a precaution a “bomb squad” was called. Currently the device is contained and no one else needs evacuated. We will provide additional information tomorrow morning.

According to state police, the trooper who responded to the scene, took some photos of the device from a safe distance, which were then analyzed and then the call went out for the bomb squad to respond.

Source: State Police Probe Explosive Device Found In Derry Twp. « CBS Pittsburgh