Device resembling pipe bomb found near Tyler business

POSTED: Monday, March 29, 2010 - 5:19pm

UPDATED: Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 2:06am

Tyler - Agents with Alcohol, Tobacco, Explosives and Firearms confirm a device resembling a pipe bomb has been found in Tyler.

ATF Agent Tom Crowley says the device was found by a maintenance worker while cutting grass in front of DSI Ventures in the 1300 block of East Commerce Street.

Officials are waiting on bomb technicians, ATF and the Garland Police Bomb Squad to arrive.

Agent Crowley says they are taking all precautions, and have evacuated several homes and a nearby business.

Crowley says multiple suspicious devices have been found in East Texas recently, but an exact number cannot be given.

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