Explosive device found in South Chicago neighborhood home, disposed of by cops

Chicago Tribune 3 weeks ago

An explosive device was found at a South Side home and safely secured Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

The device was found at a residence in the 8300 block of South Brandon Avenue and police received a call of an unknown object found at the home at 1 p.m.

Bomb technicians responded to the scene and the device was taken elsewhere, said police spokesman Anthony Spicuzza.

Police didn’t release further information and Fire Department spokesman Larry Merritt said fire crews weren’t called to the scene.

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