(West Plains) – A reported pipe bomb found in West Plains has been destroyed by the state bomb squad.
Officials with the Howell County Sheriff’s Office tell Ozark Radio News that deputies received a report late Friday morning of a possible pipe bomb at the Doss and Harper quarry in Howell County. Deputies arrived to find what appeared to be a pipe bomb laying near the side of a nearby road.
Deputies called the Missouri State Highway Patrol bomb squad in Jefferson City, who came and disposed of the device. There is no word on whether or not the device was armed.
When Ozark Radio News receives an official report, we will give you more information.