CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
CBS DFW WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Information

Local

Pipe Bomb Found At North Texas Garage Sale

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

WICHITA FALLS (AP) – Authorities say a pipe bomb was found at a North Texas house during a garage sale.

People and nearby homes in Wichita Falls were evacuated after the pipe bomb was discovered Saturday afternoon.

The military canine unit from nearby Sheppard Air Force Base and a bomb squad from Denton arrived to help.

The Wichita Falls Times Record News reports that the area was blocked off for at least five hours.

John Spraggins of the Wichita Falls Police Department says the bomb was secured and nobody was injured.

Authorities have no suspects. The investigation will be led by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Wichita Falls police and fire departments.

Wichita Falls is about 130 miles northwest of Dallas and near the Oklahoma border.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

View Comments