Suspicious item in Oklahoma City prompts bomb squad response

A suspicious item found at a southwest Oklahoma City home prompted the arrival of the bomb squad on the scene. The item was disposed of Tuesday night, police said.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: August 28, 2012 at 9:54 pm •  Published: August 28, 2012

A suspicious item found at a southwest Oklahoma City home prompted its disposal by the bomb squad on Tuesday, police said.

Officers arrested a person related to a Norman police investigation in the 2600 block of SW 23. During the arrest, officers noticed a suspicious item and backed off the scene, police Sgt. John Stacy said.

The nature of the Norman investigation and the identity of the person arrested were not released Tuesday night.

Officers obtained a search warrant for the home and notified the bomb squad, he said.

Stacy said he was not aware of anyone being told to leave their homes, but streets in the neighborhood were closed.

The bomb squad left the scene about 8:30 p.m. to dispose of the item at the range, Stacy said. has disabled the comments for this article.

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