FROM OUR NORTH IDAHO NEWSROOM TONIGHT.
A PIPE BOMB WAS FOUND AT A COEUR D'ALENE MIDDLE SCHOOL
AND THE SPOKANE BOMB SQUAD WAS CALLED IN TO HELP.
IT HAPPENED AROUND AT LAKES MIDDLE SCHOOL.
KXLY4'S KYLEE CRUZ HAS THE STORY.
the janitor here at the lakes middle school actually
found the pipe bomb as he was doing his daily rounds
at the school
THAT JANITOR KNEW THE SUSPICIOUS DEVICE WAS OUT OF
HE DID THE RIGHT THING AND QUICKLY CALLED AUTHORITIES.
POLICE AND FIRE RESPONDED.
THEY DETERMINED IT WAS IN FACT A PIPE BOMB.
STREETS SURROUNDING THE SCHOOL WERE THEN CLOSED AND
THE SPOKANE BOMB SQUAD WAS CALLED IN.
THEY GOT TO THE SCHOOL
QUICKLY AND CONTAINED AND NEUTRALIZED
POLICE ARE NOW INVESTIGATING HOW THE DEVICE GOT THERE.
it could have been something that was put together
for the 4th of july holiday, it's hard to say but
we will be following any leads we get and try to figure
out who's responsible
POLICE SAY IT IS USUAL FOR A PIPE BOMB TO BE FOUND
ON SCHOOL PROPERTY - THANKFULLY SCHOOL WASN'T IN SESSION
AND THE JANITOR WAS THE ONLY ONE AT THE SCHOOL.
IN COEUR D'ALENE, KYLEE CRUZ, KXLY4 NEWS