Possible pipe bomb found at elementary school in Gridley

Nov 13, 2015 5:41 PM by News Staff

The Butte County bomb squad was been called to Manzanita School in Gridley after a possible explosive device was discovered Friday afternoon.

Butte County Sheriff’s Office Spokesperson Miranda Bowersox says a device resembling a pipe bomb was found on Evans Reimer Road, near the campus, a little after school dismissed at 1:30 p.m.

Evans Reimer Road was partially closed, along with Larkin Road. The bomb squad destroyed the device and an investigation determined it was not a pipe bomb. The scene was cleared by 4 p.m.


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