Pipe bomb found at bus stop in Citrus Heights

Location of bomb on Auburn Blvd. Credit: Google Maps

Location of bomb on Auburn Blvd.
Credit: Google Maps

CITRUS HEIGHTS CA – A pipe bomb was discovered after an alert citizen called police regarding a suspicious package located at a bus stop in Citrus Heights on Wednesday.

Police were dispatched at approximately 9 p.m. to a bus stop in the 6000 block of Auburn Boulevard, after receiving a report of a suspicious package.

The Citrus Heights Police Department confirmed that the suspicious package turned out to be a pipe bomb. The bomb squad was called in to detonate the device.

The 6000 block of Auburn Boulevard was closed to all traffic and an apartment complex was evacuated while the bomb squad detonated the device.

No one was injured.


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