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APD: Device located at Albuquerque elementary school

APD: Device located at Albuquerque elementary school

Christina Rodriguez
Updated: November 18, 2019 01:09 PM
Created: November 18, 2019 12:51 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Albuquerque Police Department's bomb squad was at McCollum Elementary School Monday morning.

According to APD spokesman Simon Drobik, officers found an "improvised incendiary device, designed to start a fire." The device had failed to function and was rendered safe by the bomb squad. 


The device was found near the portable buildings, which had been evacuated. 

Police said no property damage or injuries were reported. As of 10:30 a.m., classes have resumed at McCollum Elementary.

Information is limited at this time. 

This is a developing story. Stay with KOB Eyewitness News 4 and KOB.com for updates.

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