Georgia: Homemade explosive device found in vacant lot in LaGrange

Police are searching for a suspect who planted a homemade explosive device in a vacant lot in LaGrange, Georgia.

Officials with the LaGrange Police Department say they were called to the lot on the 500 block of Whitesville Road around 9:15 a.m. Thursday.

According to police, a citizen who was cleaning the lot found a suspicious item and promptly called law enforcement. When they got to the scene, officers realized the item was a “homemade” or “improvised” explosive device.

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Source: FOX5 News